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Is Religion Adaptive? Is It Worthy of a Contemporary Society’s Energy and Resources?

Jared Diamond thinks about religion.

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Six years later, I collapse (my defenses) and listen to Jared Diamond present the broad outlines of his book, “Collapse” (Viking 2004)

Back in December of 2004, when Jared Diamond’s Collapse  came out, I decided that I wouldn’t buy it. I simply didn’t want a Paul Ehrlich-1970s-style-downer book about the environment marring my otherwise sunny disposition. I’m not brave Oedipus: I don’t necessarily … Continue reading

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