Creating God

Creating God

Update: 2019-05-06104
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If you've taken part in a religious service, have you ever stopped to think about how it all came to be? How did people become believers? Where did the rituals come from? And what purpose does it all serve? This week, we bring you a July 2018 episode with social psychologist Azim Shariff. He argues that we should consider religion from a Darwinian perspective, as an innovation that helped human societies to thrive and flourish.
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Jayme White

Funny enough I randomly remembered this episode a few days ago. Drive to work thinking. I actually thought the order was wrong on my app until I read the description. Great episode that obviously stuck with me!

May 30th
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Jacob Heitz

No talk about psychedelics creating religion? Pretty lame explanations imo

May 21st
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Ehsan.translator

Loved this episode! Keep up the good work

May 8th
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Silent D.

"Those who exalt themselves Will be humbled, those who humble themselves Will be exalted".

May 6th
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BP K2daP

Vicente Unicorn both

Jun 10th
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Vicente Unicorn

Silent D. Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?

May 7th
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chaqzza Njalaleh

short term answer is slavery and colonization for my people

May 6th
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