The upshot of the best modern biology and cosmology can be epitomized by changing just one word in physicist Steven Weinberg’s famous comment.
Harari’s assurance about building group cohesion is simplistic and woefully insufficient to account for common characteristics of religion.
Darwinian materialism suggests that the impulse toward artistic creation is merely the human songbird attracting a mate.
Play the videotape of evolutionary history back again and Ken Miller imagines you get a charming brainy creature for God to play with — something lovable and admirable.
Good grief, if we face total calamity by the end of the century, why in the world wouldn’t you debate the science?