jtrhart

How To Spend $3,100,000.00

In news on March 21, 2008 at 7:02 pm

If you had 3.1 million dollars, what would you do with it?

A group of researchers have decided to use their millions to find God, or, as the article puts it, the biological reasons why people believe in God:

Religion cries out for a biological explanation. It is a ubiquitous phenomenon—arguably one of the species markers of Homo sapiens—but a puzzling one. It has none of the obvious benefits of that other marker of humanity, language. Nevertheless, it consumes huge amounts of resources.

Interesting. Have a look at the article, there are a few neat experiments that these folks have in mind.

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  1. […] few weeks back, I posted a link to an article in the Economist about a new study attempting to find why, biologically, people believe in God. Dr. Mohler has a […]

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