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Posts tagged "evolution"
Is Faith a Function of Brain Architecture?(or "Are the gods just in my head?")

Is Faith a Function of Brain Architecture?
(or “Are the gods just in my head?”)

Last week, I shared what I learned about a scientific field called the evolutionary psychology of religion. I wanted to write about it because I felt torn when I first started delving into the topic. I’m a pagan and my beliefs are dear to me, as is the company I keep when I practice my...
An Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology of Religion

An Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology of Religion

I am a scientist at heart and by training. Much of my work day is prescribed by the scientific method. And I love it. So when I came across an article in the Los Angeles Times about the scientific inquiry into religious belief as an evolutionary trait, I was intrigued — even though the article...