Gaura Rader has a BS.C. in psychology and an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Florida. He was born in a Krishna cult and went to Krishna cult boarding schools and private schools until he started college. When he was eighteen he joined the Krishna cult he was born by deciding to dedicate his life to God and become lifelong celibate monk. He spent approximately ten years as a member of a Krishna cult. He currently teaches ethics at Hocking College and is working on completing a Ph.D. in social psychology. His research is focused on the psychological foundations of morality. He is the author fo the upcoming (2016) book The God Question: What should we believe about God, science, religion, and morality? He blogs at

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