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Can Science Deliver the Benefits of Religion?

posted on August 12, 2013

At The Boston Review, Tania Lombrozo argues that science may provide many of the same existential benefits as creationism. “While humanity may be an evolutionary accident in some sense, our place in the tree of life can be characterized in highly systematic ways that highlight the exquisite dynamics of evolutionary change. There are patterns in the natural world, and grasping them can be revelatory,” Lombrozo writes. “There is something deeply satisfying in broadening the scope of what we understand. And that is part of the seductive grandeur of science.”

Read at The Boston Review