Yep! God-delusions are frequently socially interacting with each other!
… and atoms are frequently interacting with each others, which eventually results in DNA, proteins and cells.
… but that doesn’t turn atomic physicists into specialists on biology or genetics.
There is a fallacy of composition in your argument.
“I think god-delusions come well within the specialist area of neuroscience and psychology!”
I would say not. Individual delusions about the other world may be within the specialist area of psychology (definitely not within the area of neuroscience). But we are not talking about individual delusions; we are talking about widespread social…[Read more]
Actors should stick to acting if this is what they come out with.
And neuroscientists should stick to neuroscientising, perhaps? What are Dr. Harris credentials regarding sociology of religion, history of the Middle East, history of religion, specifically history of Islam, history of mentalities, gender studies, etc., that his opinion carries…[Read more]
“If you discount Islamic doctrine as the motivation for domestic violence and intolerance of sexual minorities in the Muslim world, you’re left with at least one implicitly bigoted assumption: the people of the region must then be congenitally inclined to behave as they do.”
Hm, what about no? Since when the only motivations for human b…[Read more]
Luis Henrique commented on the post, Letter from Brazil, Part 2- “Got in a fight with a creationist?” 1 year, 8 months ago
Well, here is hope for a speedy and full recovery.
Which hospital were you carried to?