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GREATER THAN THE SUM OF OUR PARTS?

Does everything in the world boil down to basic units — or can emergence explain how distinctive new things arise?
MAYBE MIND-ALTERING

Do psychedelics give access to a universal, mystical experience of reality, or is that just a culture-bound illusion?
MORE THAN JUST CHICKEN

For younger Muslims, the term halal has broken free of the basic rules of conduct once adhered to by their immigrant parents to encompass a wider set of welfare and lifestyle choices, including education, healthcare, travel, cosmetics, modesty fashion and financial products, as well as experiences such as birthdays, weddings and events.
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