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Is there a figurative 'critical period' for rational thought?

If you know what a critical period  is, skip this next paragraph: A 'critical period' is a limited developmental period in which an organi…

Started by Sol Gartner

20 Dec 8, 2010
Reply by New Atheist

Religion from an evolutionary perspective

This is something I don't know much about, although I gather that there are many theories that attempt to contextualise religion within evo…

Started by Sigmund

13 May 9, 2010
Reply by Phil

The Origin of Morality

I was involved in a discussion in which the host advocated switching to the word, "ethics", and relegating the word, "morals", to religious…

Started by Atheist Exile

61 Oct 2, 2009
Reply by Jaume

Delusion?

I'm not a psychologist but my dealings with a couple of high-profile theistic apologists recently have led me to believe that delusion migh…

Started by Marc Draco

5 Sep 30, 2009
Reply by Marc Draco

Religion as a Survival Instinct: Origins of Religion, Part 18

(From the Daily Telegraph, London, by Richard Alleyne, 7 September 2009) Humans may have evolved to believe in god and superstitions becau…

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden

85 Sep 12, 2009
Reply by Bud Martin

ORIGINS: RELIGION IS ABERRANT, ATHEISM IS TRUTH

Quoting Janet Holmes "My problem with people who admit to being religious is that they have conclusively proved their inability to think st…

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden

43 Aug 4, 2009
Reply by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Origins of Religion, Part 14: Psychology and Religion

This piece on “Psychology and religion” is by Muriel Fraser, from Newsline of the National Secular Society 9 April 2009, who was reviewing…

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden

8 Apr 25, 2009
Reply by quietude

ORIGINS OF MIRACLES: ORIGINS OF RELIGIONS, PART 7

ORIGINS OF MIRACLES: ORIGINS OF RELIGIONS, PART 7 Miracles represent so-called actions or events that transcend the laws of physics, the l…

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden

6 Dec 31, 2008
Reply by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM

ORIGINS OF GODS: Origins of Religion Part 6.

Today is ten weeks since the group ORIGINS was founded in Atheist Nexus, and today we had our 100th member. Again, welcome to everyone and…

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden

5 Dec 9, 2008
Reply by Dr. Terence Meaden

ORIGINS OF RELIGION, MORALITY AND BELIEF---select quotations. PART 1.

ORIGINS OF RELIGION, MORALITY AND BELIEF—select quotations. PART 1 “If we go back to the beginning we shall find that ignorance and fear c…

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden

4 Nov 18, 2008
Reply by Ronald G.

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