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You Are What You Eat

Ethnologist Ester Bardone shows how food reflects our identities and values. Continue reading

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Religious People More Prone to Depression?

What is the connection between a person’s worldview and the risk of becoming depressed? An international study shed some light on the links between religiousness, spirituality, and depression. Continue reading

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Researching the Magic: Witches, Healers, and New Age

Find out why people still use traditional healing methods in spite of advanced high-tech medicine, and how these have transformed from the early modern period to the present time. Continue reading

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The Estonian Atheist Experiment

Martin A. Noorkõiv, the CEO of Domus Dorpatensis Foundation and a student of economics at the University of Tartu, suggests that the Estonian atheistic experiment might give a hint about the human spiritual needs and show the way for the rest of the world. Continue reading

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The Rich Tend To Be Less Religious

A recently published study found that 84 percent of people consider religion to be an important part of their daily lives. A strong relationship exists between a country’s socioeconomic status and the religiosity of its residents – the richer the country, the less important religion is to its population. However, there are some exceptions, including Estonia. Continue reading

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