Monday, October 5, 2009

Daily Wrap-Up

Nature and Compassion:
"I've written before about the powerful mental benefits of communing with nature - it leads to more self-control, increased working memory, lower levels of stress and better moods - but a new study by psychologists at the University of Rochester find that being exposed to wildlife also makes us more compassionate. Nature might be red in tooth and claw, but even a glimpse of greenery can make us behave in kinder, gentler ways."

Does Falling in Love Make Us More Creative?: "A new study demonstrates that thinking about love--but not about sex--causes us to think more "globally," making it easier to come up with new ideas."

Why I Slept with 1,300 Women: I admire the man's honesty, but nothing else.

Conservative Bible Project Cuts Out Liberal Passages: "
Lo and behold, the Bible has gotten too liberal, according to a group of conservatives. And it needs a little editing."

Also, the debate over "Spiritual Rationalism" continues at
Novaskeer's blog...

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