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Well said Logic

Hi Logic. The Christians fundies and Islamic fundies have a lot in common: complete scientific ignorance and a strong desire to misrepresent "the other". Yet as I observe it, this treatment is the same they give to all "others"; others being those with different belief systems that are in direct competition with there own.

It is so funny actually, and as you noted, a big waste of time. I am at a point in my reading that it appears that evolutionary pressures on man birthed the God/Religion need in man as a solution to insolvable questions. Meaning there was a genetic payoff to believe vs not believing. Notice how the insertion of God is axiomatic problem solver? What happens to the believer is relief. Relief from anxiety over ones finite existence as well as the unanswerable. Notice the theist love to ask the scientist, "what cam before?" but if the final answer is not God, Allah, Spirit(s) then there is no relief for them emotionally.

Hey Logic, have you read any of these very interesting books?

The Moral Animal
http://www.amazon.com/Moral-Animal-Science-Evolutionary-Psyc...

The Mating Mind: How sexual choice shaped the evolution of Human Nature?
http://www.amazon.com/Mating-Mind-Sexual-Choice-Evolution/dp...

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature?
http://www.amazon.com/Red-Queen-Evolution-Human-Nature/dp/00...

Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage & why we Stray?
http://www.amazon.com/Anatomy-Love-Natural-History-Marriage/...

Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts & Evolution of Cooperation?
http://www.amazon.com/Origins-Virtue-Instincts-Evolution-Coo...

The Evolution of Cooperation revisited?
http://www.amazon.com/Evolution-Cooperation-Revised-Robert-A...

Genius of the Beast?
http://www.amazon.com/Genius-Beast-Radical-Re-Vision-Capital...

Global Brain?
http://www.amazon.com/Global-Brain-Evolution-Mass-Century/dp...

The Lucifer Principle: An exploration into the forces of History?
http://www.amazon.com/Lucifer-Principle-Scientific-Expeditio...

The Science of Why People Cheat & Follow the Golden Rule?
http://www.amazon.com/Science-Good-Evil-People-Gossip/dp/080...

The Mind of the Market?
http://www.amazon.com/Mind-Market-Compassionate-Competitive-...

Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design?
http://www.amazon.com/Why-Darwin-Matters-Against-Intelligent...

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution?
http://www.amazon.com/Greatest-Show-Earth-Evidence-Evolution...

The Blank Slate: Modern Denial of Human Nature?
http://www.amazon.com/Blank-Slate-Modern-Denial-Nature/dp/01...

The Neuropsychological Bases for God Beliefs?
http://www.amazon.com/Neuropsychological-Bases-Beliefs-Micha...

Please let me know where we may have some books in common behind us.

In peace & liberty,
Treg

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