Thursday, 11 February 2010

The origins of religion: evolved adaptation or by-product?

There is an interesting piece at Trends in Cognitive Sciences which debates whether morality is a product of religion or religion is a product of morality. Click on the title to read.
Thought provoking. But is it really so surprising that they find people without religion to be as moral as those with religion?

1 comment:

  1. Update: Marc Hauser, one of the authors of this piece responded to my comment on the eChurch website, where I discovered this paper. To read the dialogue go to: