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'For instance, 4-year-olds insist that everything has a purpose, including lions ("to go in the zoo") and clouds ("for raining"), a propensity called "promiscuous teleology".'

Is this the same mistaken assumption as 'The earth has been created in such a way as to make it hospitable to humans'£

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 07:16:00 UTC | #342044