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Richard Dawkins on Twitter: "Very nice lecture by Daniel Everett on the Piraha, happy, trouble-free, worry-free, religion-free Amazonian tribe."

Panel debate: What role for religion in public life in contemporary Britain?

Lot's of and references: Michael Shermer: The Long Arc of Moral Progress - The Long Now

I think he should pay more attention to

Beaker Folk of Husborne Crawley
An oasis of fuzzy thinking

"religion seems to me to assume one aspect when considered as a special claim to knowledge, and quite another aspect when considered as a ritualized confession of ignorance."