Harari’s assurance about building group cohesion is simplistic and woefully insufficient to account for common characteristics of religion.
Earlier this year an ID-friendly scientist contacted me to ask my opinion of the book. He mentioned a former Christian who had lost his faith after reading it.
It is certainly startling to see the N-word cropping up in Darwin’s letters, but this is not the only place.
Considering the number of fossils attributed to the human lineage, an absence of such fossils for the great African ape lineages raises an obvious suspicion.
I listened in the car on my way to and from a funeral. Obviously, the end of life, like its beginning, is an occasion for pondering ultimate questions.