July 15, 2013
Comedian Charlie Varon "saves" his audience from worldly despair. Fourteen minutes of entertainment and scientific education culminates in a profound identity shift: we know that we hail from a long and persistent ancestry. And we owe it to the past to secure a viable future.
May 30, 2013
Ecology is the new theology and women in climate science rock!
March 14, 2013
Science writer Connie Barlow provides insightful resources for ritually celebrating Big History.
January 12, 2013
In 2012, the dangers of human-caused climate disturbance became undeniable, making this the fundamental moral issue of our time.
December 13, 2012
The cascade of unwelcome revelations about people we admire could have an upside. The series of scandals could nudge progressive churches and educational institutions to overhaul the ways they provision our youth to grow into healthy, resilient adults.
October 25, 2012
We regard Terrence Deacon's "Incomplete Nature" as the most important book written on the science and philosophy of "emergence."
August 14, 2012
Photos and video from the inaugural conference of the International Big History Association.
August 9, 2012
Everything we value is possible only because of death. The ancients couldn't have known this truth revealed by science. We can no longer afford to remain ignorant of it; the cost is too high.

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