I learned two lessons from Jonestown. One appears in chapter 9 of my book. The other was more personal and painful, and America may now be in the process of learning it 40 years too late.
Tag: Social Root of Religion
Illusion or Delusion? Atheists Debate the Basis of Religion
This post is in reply to psychologist William A. Zingrone, who recently wrote a thoughtful and challenging review of my book, The Illusion of God’s Presence: The Biological Origins of Spiritual Longing. The scientific issues he raised deserve serious discussion, and because he and I are now Facebook friends, it seemed natural to write this in Read More …