A new path to peace in war lies with knowing something about each others sacred values.
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The evidence is in: political violence is not rooted in religion, but social bonds and political grievances.
Sam Harris posted a recent blog about Scott Atran’s views on Jihadis that is unbecoming of serious intellectual debate, if not ugly.
Scott Atran says, “We can break the real, if unplanned, alliance between terrorism and the media through better reporting for the social good.”
In fact, recent work in evolutionary psychology indicates the Golden Rule principles operate fairly in all cultures, most of the time, but not between cultures.
Dawkins needs to get in touch with the times or at least back in the lab.