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Faith, Progress and Pinker’s Angels

How Violent Was the Past? The Violence of the Churches The Sins of the Crusaders Christians, Nazis and Communists How Safe Has Science Made the World?

In the second chapter of New Atheism: A Survival Guide I argue that:

Scientific progress could face severe practical obstacles.

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The Dangers of Religion

See the accompanying article: The Dangers of IrreligionĀ 

In every human being there are two conflicting forces. We all have a deep, indelible knowledge of good and evil. On some level, each person wants to be honourable; we certainly want to be regarded as good by our neighbours.

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