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Go to: Why Belief in God Is/Is Not Innate

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Gregory Paul wrote:

"....that people are genetically preprogrammed to be pious because it confers a selective advantage that enhances reproductive success..."


From what I've seen on youtube that claim might have at least a grain of truth to it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugZK8058kHY

The idea that sex is immoral outside of marriage probably does drive Christians toward marriage in a way atheists are not.

Sat, 10 Apr 2010 12:04:00 UTC | #457749

Go to: Atheist Rob Sherman files $2.3 Billion lawsuit against Gov. Quinn

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VanYoungman wrote:
"A blessing on our Don Qixote."

Ouch, I often feel like some crazy Don Qixote myself:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csalEV-9i_g

Fri, 09 Apr 2010 18:42:00 UTC | #457600

Go to: The Nightline 'Faceoff'

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Deepak Chopra's woo-woo on consciousness with a touch more clarity to his views just to make it more absurd:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRkzdFG-lyE

Wed, 24 Mar 2010 00:26:00 UTC | #451674

Go to: COMPLEXITY EXPLAINED: 16. Evolution of Intelligence and Consciousness

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Net wrote: "a careful reading of what i've been asking about will show that the only position i'm taking is a kind of devil's advocate ... although my questions are a genuine attempt to think things out."

What kind of thinking have you done? Have you looked at the evidence?

Sun, 21 Mar 2010 01:49:00 UTC | #450725

Go to: COMPLEXITY EXPLAINED: 16. Evolution of Intelligence and Consciousness

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Net, you asked: "NormanDoering, are you suggesting that I should listen to him or is there an implied criticism in your question?"

You can discover the answer by clicking on the link in that post.

Sun, 21 Mar 2010 01:47:00 UTC | #450722

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