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evolutionary biology and religion

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A researcher at Ghent University named Jakob De roover has identified issues and problems with the evolutionary explanation of religion:1. People like Atran and Sloan Wilson abuse evolutionary…Continue

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Arvind Kaushik replied to Arvind Kaushik's discussion New Research on Caste system in the group Indian Atheists
"Oh the article makes a far more radical claim than that.   According to the research, there is no 'caste system', there is no 'hinduism' either.   First of all, no one denies there are jatis in India. This is a basic…"
Feb 7, 2013
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evolutionary biology and religion

A researcher at Ghent University named Jakob De roover has identified issues and problems with the evolutionary explanation of religion:1. People like Atran and Sloan Wilson abuse evolutionary biology to produce ad hoc explanations of an explanandum whose truth they presuppose: the universality of religion. 2. This universality of religion is a pre-theoretical assumption, as is the case in the earlier explanations by Hume, Freud and others. Whatever definition one chooses to give of…See More
Feb 4, 2013
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"Hello Arvind You are most welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace--of common sense and freethinking wisdom--that is common to non-believers and critical thinkers like you and us. We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS:…"
Jan 31, 2013
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New Research on Caste system

Hi all,This is my first post and I just want to post a preview/advertisement of  (what seems to be) a very exciting and groundbreaking research program on the caste system done by the research team in Kuvempu university. I would appreciate it if members can take a look and provide some feedback. you may find it interesting.thanksps. there is a missing page from the main document. i've attached it separatelySee More
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At 4:20pm on January 31, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hello Arvind
You are most welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace--of common sense and freethinking wisdom--that is common to non-believers and critical thinkers like you and us.
We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 740 discussion topics and 3750 members.
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
Terry

At 7:45pm on January 30, 2013, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

 
 
 

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