In Defense of Baseball

May 5, 2010

Recently, New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik posted on the magazine’s sports blog a Dear John letter to baseball, entitled “Why Baseball?”  Here is my (admittedly lengthy) reply … _________________________________________________________________ It’s true, so let’s admit it: It’s easy to fall away from baseball. It doesn’t really matter if the game is 2-1/2 or 3 or 3-1/2 […]

Read the full article →

The Honest Liar: Episode #6

March 8, 2010

Lionel Tiger, Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, talks about how religion takes place in brains, and not just in churches, temples and mosques. He explains how the brain created religion, and how religion feeds the brain. He relates his own experiences of religion, as a skeptic. He contrasts his approach to the […]

Read the full article →