Re: _Religion Explained_ by Pascal Boyer

From: Wade T. Smith (
Date: Fri 13 Jun 2003 - 11:36:42 GMT

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    On Thursday, June 12, 2003, at 07:13 PM, Kenneth wrote:

    > Wouldn 't this than not mean that culture IS within the mind and thus
    > individualistic !?
    > ...
    > We would have to explain for the artifacts that exist,

    We would not only have to explain why artifacts exist, but why we have any senses at all, regardless of where the things we see, taste, smell, touch, and hear came from.

    The mind is an amalgam of sense and body and brain, yes, but mind is only one of the agents of culture.

    Don't be backsliding on me now, Kenneth. ;-)

    - Wade

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