Discussion Forum 1
Listen to the the 12+ minute podcast of NPR’s All Things Considered August 30th broadcast of “Is Believing in God Evolutionarily Advantageous?” Click Here.
There is also a text synopsis at that weblink.
What is the basic argument that the evolutionary psychologist is making? What evidence does he cite as relevant to his theory? Do you agree or disagree with this hypothesis? (Provide a rational for your opinion). What are the larger implications of this work (if this theory is correct) on the large world religions? Are they simply social experiments run-amok or is there something more to supernatural beliefs that what is quantified in this study?