Wednesday, September 10, 2008

The God gene ... Warning! Restricted to people with a sense of humour!

In The Spiritual Brain, Mario and I were not especially kind to people who think that there is a gene that determines belief in God.

I prepared the final text, and I wondered if I was being, well, too humorous. Apparently not. Get a look at this John Cleese podcast:

If you don't think that the God gene is ridiculous, after hearing this, you need help - learning to laugh.

Maro and I had great fun with the "God gene" in The Spiritual Brain too.

See also:

"Faith@Science: The God gene? Spot? Circuit? Okay, maybe a Module?"

"Mythbusters: God spots, modules, circuits, genes, memes ..."