Category Archives: God

God is described in evolutionary terms

STRONG GROUP SELECTION, LANGUAGE, AND BIPEDALITY

Let’s accept the premise, without understanding it exactly, that, by a mechanism similar to sexual selection, the dominance mentalities of 20-30 monogamously mated hominids began to be selected at the level of their group to select obedience to the essence … Continue reading

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AN EVOLUTIONARY INNOVATION

PREMISE: The cause of the EXPLOSION OF HOMINID SPECIES IN THE FACE OF THE DECLINE OF APES, due to deteriorating climates 6 million years ago, WAS A MAJOR EVOLUTIONARY INNOVATION. It would logically follow that: 1. The single most important … Continue reading

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Lincoln God and History

Shortly before he was assassinated in his Second Inaugural Address , our greatest president offered up this meditation on the role of God in history: “If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses which, in the … Continue reading

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Karen Armstrong and the Meaning of Belief

We lost the art of interpreting the old tales of gods walking the earth, dead men striding out of tombs, or seas parting miraculously. We began to understand concepts such as faith, revelation, myth, mystery, and dogma in a way … Continue reading

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