"Write from your heart, just let the words flow. Then go back and make it beautiful.
When I wrote The Religion Virus, I typically wrote twice as much as what ended up in the final version. The trick is to get your ideas and flow first,…"
"At the risk of sounding self serving, The Religion Virus has a fairly detailed introduction to memetics, and you get double value because it focuses on religion-as-memes to show how and why religion evolved to its present state."
I'm reposting it here because I think it's really good and deserves to be spread. If you like this, do me a favor and click on the link (the title) below so that I can add your "vote" to my counter. Thanks! -- CJ. Laurel's Wager I recently read about an interesting philosophical position called Pascal's Wager. Basically, it says that…See More
"Tony - Actually the Jews were polytheistic until around the time of Jesus. The book "God against the gods" by Jonathan Kirsch has an excellent history. The oldest parts of the Old Testament talk about many gods in a number of places.…"
"Claudia - Most of us don't say we're sure God doesn't exist. The concept of God is simply a failed hypothesis, just as the claims for the other 16,000 to 20,000 gods that have been proposed around the world and down through history…"
"James - I think it's fair to say that a huge percentage of what distinguishes humans from other primates is the genes that support memes. Human language evolved specifically as a way to pass information (memes) culturally rather that via the…"