posted on Sep, 17 2009 @ 04:54 PM
I think you might have missed the memo on this one...
The God gene doesn't exist.
A few years ago some "scientists" thought it did.
And while we are able to watch brains "light up" in certain areas when we think about god or faith, it is not caused by a gene.
As the person above me stated, it's nurture not nature.
(It could be nature to wonder, and to imagine, but do you really think, left to your own devices, the religious programming would come out the
Now, having said all that, Beyond Belief is a brilliant program. I watch it every year and I've learned a lot from it and it has expanded my research
into the domain of morality, existentialism, faith, science and particularly, the idea of authenticity.
I think that you and I just became friends, so I'll tell you now, I believe in God, I just don't pretend to know anything about the idea.
If you would like to read something that you'd enjoy please visit anti-socialengineering.com which is my blog about these very subjects.
s and f
edited to add
ps I agree 100% that religion must end.
[edit on 17-9-2009 by briantaylor]