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PUBLIC MARKS from project with tag religious

June 2008

March 2007

Why do we believe in God? (kottke.org)

What does this mean for belief in the supernatural? It means our brains are primed for it, ready to presume the presence of agents even when such presence confounds logic. "The most central concepts in religions are related to agents," Justin Barrett, a p

Viewpoint: U.S. religiosity in a self-imposed straightjacket

Only the United States continues to execute offenders -- including, on occasion, mentally retarded individuals -- despite recent findings that the criminal justice system is replete with errors, and that the capital punishment convictions of f

February 2007