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Highly curated inchoate miscellany

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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. https://t.co/1mHed0RVJk" https://twitter.com/RichardDawkins/status/626675206799663104

Panel debate: What role for religion in public life in contemporary Britain?
https://youtu.be/tRA_55ygyaY

Lot's of and references: Michael Shermer: The Long Arc of Moral Progress - The Long Now http://longnow.org/seminars/02015/apr/14/long-arc-moral-progress/

I think he should pay more attention to

Beaker Folk of Husborne Crawley
An oasis of fuzzy thinking

http://cyber-coenobites.blogspot.com/

"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."
http://www.npr.org/2015/01/29/382388786/editor-picks-religions-for-the-first-norton-anthology-of-wor...