Tag: society

religion, society, science, sociology

Researchers: Our ‘Vengeful Gods’ May Have Helped Society Expand Over Time

Whether or not you believe in a god, evidence shows that our ancestors did in the past. Furthermore, it may have fueled their fears and assisted with the expansion of society. A new study published in Nature shows that religiosity might have contributed to greater cooperation and collaboration, despite geographic separation between groups of people. “Our results …

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Evolution, Me, & Other Freaks of Nature by Robin Brande [book review]

Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature by Robin Brande My rating: 3 of 5 stars I gave this book 3 stars for I’m not really sure what I think of it. I’m an atheist, but my core family is very religious, so I come from a unique perspective. It is neither how to prove …

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On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman {book review}

On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman My rating: 2 of 5 stars This is one of those books you have to take with a grain of salt. While reading it, it was very clear that the author grew up in the anti-Vietnam era, and much …

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