Adam Kirsch over the weekend had a thoughtful essay in the Wall Street Journal, meditating on the coming 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
That’s what priest and professor of science education Michael Reiss argues.
Staddon’s piece is topical, well written, and carefully reasoned. Coyne is of course free to disagree with Staddon’s conclusions.
It’s telling that one kind of evolution always seems to be missing from these “theories” about the evolutionary origins of religion.
Even James Lovelock, who created Gaia Theory, now worries that environmentalism has become a religion.