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Has evolution made us what we are?

When I told the taxi driver that I was a priest, there was a pause. Then he said ‘Oh. I believe in evolution.’ ‘So do I’, I replied. That was too much for him. ‘I can’t take that.’ The study … Continue reading

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Evolution as a moral guide

Where do we get our morals from? Should we get them from evolution? Many sociobiologists believe our moral beliefs come from our genes making us maximise our fertile offspring.

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Good religion, good science

The recent Hay Festival included a debate between three scientists about religion. Martin Rees, the Astronomer Royal, argued that science is under attack and needs as many allies as it can get. ‘If we give the impression that science is … Continue reading

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