A life after hate is possible. People do exist who used to hate but now promote tolerance, diversity and mutual understanding. They include a skinhead and convicted felon; a former organizer for the White Aryan Resistance and manager of a racist rock band; and a skinhead leader, Neo-Nazi recruiter and convicted kidnapper. These three former members […]

Reading literary fiction is beneficial. It makes people more empathetic, socially perceptive and emotionally intelligent. That’s what a study entitled “Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind,” published in Science, the academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, shows. The research also indicates that reading popular fiction or serious non-fiction does not produce the […]