Religion and Evolution, Let’s Try Again

Evolutionary theory in general, and evolutionary psychology in particular, have tended to align with the modern movement often referred to as the new atheists and humanists. Indeed, the prominence of those such as Dawkins and Dennett encourages a lumping of the two together. This isn’t quite fair. The new atheists are after all activists for […]

Does Evolutionary Theory Entail Moral Relativism?

Today’s topic is one I’ve wrestled with a lot in the last couple years. I think I’ve finally resolved it in a coherent way, but, who knows? Think of this as a progress report, at least. For some people well versed in evolutionary biology and psychology, simply asking the question in the title to this […]