Press

Filosofie: Je wint als je niet wilt winnen” (May 2017)
Religious Studies News:
“Making Religious History Digitally Native” (March 2017)
Psychology Today: “Texting Killed the Spontaneous Phone Call” (May 2016)
The Wall Street Journal: “The Age of Organized Spontaneity” (February 2016)
Science: “To Foster Complex Societies, Tell People a God is Watching” (March 2015)
China Daily USA: “New Year’s Resolution number one: Try not to try” (January 2015)
New York Times: “A Meditation on the Art of Not Trying” (December 2014)
Science: “Wealth May Have Driven the Rise of Today’s Religions” (December 2014)
Sydney Morning Herald: “The Art of Just Being Yourself” (December 2014)
The Atlantic: “How to Win a Breakup on Social Media” (December 2014)
The Guardian: “Russell Brand: What Monkeys and the Queen Taught Me About Inequality” (October 2014)
Flow: “Wat minder je best doen” (September 2014) [In Dutch]
LA Review of Books: “The Paradox of wu-wei” (September 2014)
Le Temps (Switzerland): “«Wuwei», l’art de réussir sans essayer” (August 2014) [In French]
Psychologies (UK): “Life in the Slow Lane” (August 2014)
The Optimist: “Boek op woensdag: de paradox van wu-wei” (July 2014) [In Dutch]
New Statesman: “Think before you act: against the modern cult of spontaneity” (July 2014)
Der Standard: “Wie sich Ziele leichter erreichen lassen” (June 2014) [In German]
Für Sie: “Wu Wei: Weniger Wollen, Mehr Erreichen” (May 2014) [In German]
Mum: “Erfolgreich Ohne Stress” (May 2014) [In German]
United Church Observer: “Decoding a World of Religion” (April 2014)
Huffington Post: Book Review: Trying Not to Try (Apr 2014)
The Atlantic: “How to Not Try” (April 2014)
The Vancouver Sun: “China Searches for its Ecological Soul” (April 2014)
Brain Pickings: “Trying Not to Try: How to Cultivate the Paradoxical Art of Spontaneity Through the Chinese Concept of Wu-Wei” (April 2014)
VPRO Gids: “Spontaniteit als bron van beschaving” (April 2014) [In Dutch]
Financial Times: Templates For Gaining Wisdom” (March 2014)
Myself: “Tshüss, Ehrgeiz!” (March 2014) [In German]
Huffington Post: Just Do It” (February 2014)
National Post: IQ, Big Bang, evolution on list of incomplete or outdated ideas scientists suggest are ready to be ‘retired’” (January 2014)
Edge.org: What Scientific Idea is Ready for Retirement” (January 2014)
University Affairs:
Does religion make us better?” (November 2013)
UBC Annual Report: Digging Into Religion” (July 2013)
Vancouver Sun: Smart atheist heads $3-million grant into religion and morality” (January 2013)
National Post: Research team looking to prove controversial theory that religion was the ‘cornerstone to civilizations’” (December 2012)
UBC Public Affairs: “From human sacrifice to Santa Claus: the cultural evolution of religious beliefs” (December 2012)
CBC Radio: “The role of religion in the current unrest in the Middle East” (September 2012)
Vancouver Sun Op-Ed on “Bridging Universities’ Two Cultures” (September 2008)
New Scientist article on BB2 conference.
Articles in the Globe & Mail and The Walrus on evolutionary approaches to the humanities.
UBC Arts Student Services Faculty profile.

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