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On the Sources of Secularism in France
In English the word is ‘secular,’ but the French equivalent ‘laïque,’ which features prominently in the opening paragraph of the French constitution has a different meaning to the French today. The...
Everything You always Wanted to Know about Sex
Why don’t humans copulate in public? Why have they had to organize their sexuality according to strict rules? And how did pleasure of the flesh become a sin?
“To fight Radicalization, Europe needs to unite and strengthen its efforts”
French sociologist and EHESS research director Farhad Khosrokhavar shares his insight on the recent attacks of November 13 and sheds light on the jihadist radicalization process in Europe.
Great Apes, Great Neighbors?
How Many Sexes Are There?
Testing the Limits of Human Obedience
Bouncing Lasers off the Moon
Thomas Ebbesen: "I Feel like an Explorer"
How to Reconstruct the Sound of Notre-Dame?