RE: Dawkins on Channel 4 tonight

From: Richard Brodie (
Date: Mon 16 Jan 2006 - 16:32:58 GMT

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    Kate wrote:

    <<The same point stands in response to Kenneth's question whether religion is a mental disease. Language like this (or like Dawkins's "mental virus") implies that religion is something harmful and misguided, but neurological explanations of religion are no more relevant to the question of God's existence than evolutionary explanations are.>>

    Is there really a question about God's existence among scientists? I don't see how it is possible to postulate the supernatural and then claim to explain and predict phenomena.

    Richard Brodie

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