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Andy Thomson of Dawkins Institute Speaks on the Roots of Religion

Date:
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Time:
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Larry Hicok
Location Details:
Berkeley Public Library
2090 Kittredge
Central Library Meeting Room
Berkeley, CA 94704

This month East Bay Atheists features a video of Dr. Andy Thomson, a psychiatrist with the Richard Dawkins Institute, giving a follow up talk on the Neurobiology of Religion to the 2010 American Atheists Convention. Unlike his earlier talk, this one focuses on the primacy of ritual in promoting religious loyalty and fanaticism.

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Added to the calendar on Wed, Feb 1, 2012 8:27AM
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