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Dan Dennett: Ideas on Religion and Evolution


An interesting proposal to require all children in America to be educated objectively on all world religions and their histories. So as to not indoctrinate children without parents biases at an age when they cannot think for themselves.
Also discussions on Intelligent Design, Morality without Religion as a Evolutionary Biological Phenomenon.
A respectful disagreement with Creationism and how it teaches people to think (not think for themselves).

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Harvard University: Evolution of Religion


Harvard University Primate Research Specialist Marc Hauser Ph.D. Contributes to the Paper. Is Religion a cultural control, based on human creation, or does it have a biological evolutionary aspect that is enhanced through cultural variation to create an “evolutionary by product” of a natural group species instinctive behavioral system.

Evolution of Religion

Christians Overdramatizing the Crucifixion Is Insulting


 

Christianity has dramatized the crucifixion of Jesus so gratuitously that they actually revere it as if it were the ultimately most conceivable experience of suffering, agony. That he suffered the most unbearably painful death imaginable– and for Christians who promote this idea are simply repugnant and insulting to those countless humans who knew, or right now who know and live a life that involves actual true agony and suffering .

Jesus’ brief time including flagellation, carrying a cross, and hanging on that cross till his death -all took less than half a day-and it was Nothing worse than a pin-prick; It is nothing in comparison to the excruciating life of one South African whom is slowly tortured for years as they slowly rot and waste away wile dying of AIDS. Continue reading