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Religion as a Private Pursuit, Science for Everyone

posted on October 15, 2012

At The Huffington Post, G. Elijah Dann argues that young people’s religious faith should not interfere with their scientific training. Dann believes that religion can be a “legitimate” aspect of some people’s lives, “[t]hat is, as long as they keep it to themselves, as a private pursuit, with the richness it can bring in ritual and as myth.” Yet Dann asserts that “[s]trong religion–the sort that turns the Bible into a comprehensive textbook on science, history, philosophy, medicine, sexuality, morality and politics–is debilitating.”

Read at The Huffington Post