Harari’s assurance about building group cohesion is simplistic and woefully insufficient to account for common characteristics of religion.
Tyson ends his summary of cosmic history with a soaring narrative focused on earth. It sounds like the exalted prose of the book of Genesis.
As I read through the scientific literature of evolutionary biology to try and convince myself of its accuracy and coherence, I was struck by the frequency with which I encountered “religious” language.
Renowned scientist James Tour at Rice University is facing the wrath of Internet trolls because of his candid evaluation of origin of life research.
It’s telling that one kind of evolution always seems to be missing from these “theories” about the evolutionary origins of religion.