Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker recently told CNN, “We don’t throw virgins into volcanoes any more.” No? Why not?
These theories about religion have two things in common.
Naturalism, the idea that nature is all there is, has no shortage of theories seeking to explain religion.
If a particular view of human nature consistently produces bad results among normal human beings, is that not evidence against its correctness?
British geneticist J. B. S. Haldane said, we are told, that he would risk his life for two brothers or eight cousins.