"Planetary colonies may be a bad idea, even a disastrous idea. So, it is important to see the arguments against them, as well as their appeal."
The massive study involved people from 233 countries and territories.
We're living in a jungle where only the most unscrupulous get ahead.
Thinking of the self as an illusion was assumed to curb fears of death and spark generosity. Researchers were shocked to find otherwise.
Beyond the starships, flashy costumes and futuristic weapons, the core of Star Trek was deep philosophical thought.
Zeno, Epictetus, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius, the great Stoic philosophers of the classical world, are back in vogue