A neat story in Reason magazine. It’s currently topping reddit.com. It’s really insightful and gives you a lot of perspective, even though it’s a year old.
Basically you are more likely to die by walking across the street than by being in a terror attack. There’s a lot of fear in the world, and if we’re scared, the terrorists win.
One of the reasons I love the Sikh religion is that we don’t have a creation story. We believe that evolution is just a way of understanding God’s work. Sure, you can believe in it, and I do, because there’s clear evidence for it. As far as I can tell, the Sikh path doesn’t make any claims that conflict with mainstream physics or science. Here’s a detailed article on the topic, after the jump. (more…)