The Future of God Debate Sam Harris and Michael Shermer vs Deepak Chopra...

The Future of God Debate Sam Harris and Michael Shermer vs Deepak Chopra...

9780805070897: Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time - AbeBooks - Michael Shermer: 0805070893

9780805070897: Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time - AbeBooks - Michael Shermer: 0805070893

Michael Shermer. Anything that asks you to deny demonstrable fact, to force yourself into ignorance, to accept a lie in place of truth, is not a smart move. No wonder violence, crime, neglect, and abuse are so often correlated with religious fervor. The very basis of religious indoctrination, of faith, is forcing a person to deny what is natural, truthful, and human.

Michael Shermer. Anything that asks you to deny demonstrable fact, to force yourself into ignorance, to accept a lie in place of truth, is not a smart move. No wonder violence, crime, neglect, and abuse are so often correlated with religious fervor. The very basis of religious indoctrination, of faith, is forcing a person to deny what is natural, truthful, and human.

Michael Shermer (@michaelshermer) on Twitter

Michael Shermer (@michaelshermer) on Twitter

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