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"Why does our craving for God persist?"
Posted by Ben on Monday, January 23, 2006 | Permalink
Via a New York Times interview
(itself via B&W
) comes the news that Daniel C. Dennett has a new book out in March, called "Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon
From the Amazon description:[Dennett] offers a truly original and comprehensive explanation for religion. What was the psychological and cultural soil in which it first took root? How did it evolve? Is it the product of blind evolutionary instinct or of rational choice?