"So instruments meant to measure the solar wind are somehow proof that there was no Big Bang? And if I turn on my windshield wipers, does that (by the same logic) therefore prove that the Dodo is actually not extinct?"
"Actually, it is possible to put boundaries to the universe. By studying the frequencies in the Microwave Background it is possible to determine the size of this physical universe in the same way that one can deduce the size of a piano from the…"
"I'm certainly no anthropologist and have no background in the subject, but this assertion gives me pause. While it seems intuitive to me that communal rituals and activities among members of tribes or within cultural groups create a sense of…"
"It might help us to understand why we are as we are and how we have survived over the many years. It's hard for me to buy into everything.
On another site I have many disagreeing with me because they all think they can be "spiritual"…"
Another attempt to find a purpose for religion as a concept. While it is true that most attributes that remain with a species long term confer an "evolutionary" advantage, the truth is that detrimental characteristics get passed on as well, as long as the organism survives them and nothing better comes along. Still, this was an interesting read.https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170306114228.htmSee More