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Sapolsky and Carroll on Human Behaviour

Reading Time: < 1 minute Whilst we are on the subject of free will and human behaviour, here is a podcast involving two of my favourite thinkers/authors: Robert Sapolsky and Sean Carroll. Sapolsky’s Behave [UK] and Carroll’s The Big Picture [UK] are well worth getting. Stay in touch! Like A Tippling Philosopher on Facebook: A Tippling Philosopher You can also buy me a […]

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Darwin Day: Can Capitalism Be Domesticated?

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is a guest post from Dr Joe Berger, science educator who wrote the book Science and Spirituality: An Introduction for Students, Secular People & the Generally Curious [UK]. Please grab a copy to help out. Since it was Darwin’s birthday this last Friday, Joe thought he would add something relevant. Here it is (and a big thanks […]

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Why evolution can’t have a driver

Reading Time: 6 minutes The organization BioLogos is dedicated to reconciling God and evolution. I love the idea of helping more people accept evolution. Yet here I am all conflicted. I’ll explain why, but let’s keep this between us. Evolution by natural selection, properly understood, is fatal to traditional Christian belief. It doesn’t just snap one branch of the religion. Challenging the idea […]