Tag Archive: Religion

Terrorists – could they just be nuts?

illustration of are terrorists nuts
At Sci&Fi, we seldom comment on current affairs, mostly because it is not our place to do so. However, sometimes research can enlighten and inform wider, and often political, debates. In a recent article, two psychiatrists asked: is it possible that the terrorists, notably from ISIS (a.k.a Daech), are just pathologically ill people? And we felt that a more psychiatric examination of terrorist actions and behaviours, would bring some light into debates that have been raging over social media.

They broadly classify terrorists in two categories: (more…)

The progressive Pope

Sci&Fi quizz - what is the link between evolution, the big bang and climate change
Whatever one’s stance on Science and religion may be or if one has faith or not, one has to recognize that a turning point in the History of Science has been passed. Three of the most fundamental scientific concepts have been officially recognised by the Pope, namely the Evolution, the Big-bang and Climate change.

Could the Pope be more scientific than some of His believers ?

Why is that of any interest some would ask. Well, let’s be honest religion and science have not (more…)