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August 19: Church of England should not endorse fracking


The Church of England’s intervention into the debate about fracking (or hydraulic fracturing) is wrong-headed, ill-informed, and in direct contravention of the Biblical injunction to be stewards of the environment (Genesis 1: 28). And it is to be welcomed. Coupled with Archbishop Welby’s welcome attempts to stop Britain being turned into a financial Wonga-Wonga land, … Continue reading

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New Study of Foragers Undermines Claim That War Has Deep Evolutionary Roots | Cross-Check, Scientific American Blog Network


The “killer ape” scene in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 – A Space Odyssey has no basis in fact. . . . war is a cultural “invention”—in modern lingo, a meme, that can arise in any society, from the simplest to the most complex. Once it arises, war often becomes self-perpetuating, with attacks by one group provoking reprisals … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts on Against Religions


I’ve been having second thoughts about renaming my series of books on religions. My original title, Against Religions, was deliberately provocative, but also encompassed an important point: that Christianity is not a religious belief system, while the New Atheists like Richard Dawkins are essentially religious bigots, in form as well as content. But I was … Continue reading

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February 12: Quotes on Darwin’s birthday


And God created Darwin ♦ “. . . God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. “And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, … Continue reading