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The Religion Virus

Why We Believe in God - An Evolutionist Explains Religion's Incredible Hold on Humanity

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The Religion Virus by Craig A. James
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Religions evolve, not metaphorically, but in a very real way. By applying 'survival of the fittest' principles to religion, we can finally understand how religion became incredibly infectious to the average human, perfectly adapted to its 'environment', your mind. Infectious ideas like the loving, personal father-figure God, the promise that death is not the end, the attraction of heaven, the threat of hell, and many others, are traced from prehistoric to modern times, to show why they survived while thousands of other ideas died out. The world's religions have amazing parallels to biological life: they reproduce, mutate, and compete with each other in an ongoing battle for the survival of the fittest. Like biological life, 99 per cent of the world's religions are extinct, but the ones that remain are quite remarkable, the very strongest and best. More importantly, 'survival of the fittest' does not necessarily mean survival of the truth, but rather the survival of the things people want to believe, whether true or not.

Author Biography

Craig A. James is a writer, computer scientist, evolutionist, and movie producer. He lives in Southern California.
Release date Australia
April 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
O Books
Pages
200
Dimensions
140x216x15
ISBN-13
9781846942723
Product ID
3957007

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