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Babylonian Lessons for Modern-Day Humans

British author and preeminent evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins weighed in recently with another one of his thoughtful tweets, which prompted some ruminating on my part about humanity and our discursive, rather convoluted history as a species. Did someone invent the … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and the Decline of Christianity

I read with great interest this morning that the great evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins has warned Europe, the cradle of both Christendom and Western Civilization, not to abandon Christianity wholesale. As Dawkins sees it, Christianity, compared with Islam, … Continue reading

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Humanity’s Elusive Quest: A Post-Theistic Faith

I admire much of the theology of Rabbi Irwin Kula. He has settled on a view of religion that apparently closely resembles mine. He regards religion is a form of technology. Kula envisions the 3,500-year-old Jewish faith as being in … Continue reading

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Why Consign Religion to the Cognitive Ash Bin?

With delicious irony, they are derided by some philosophers and social pundits as the “new evangelicals”: the small but rather vociferous group of atheistic proselytizers — Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett and Sam Harris, serving as the principal protagonists  — who contend that … Continue reading

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