Archive for June 1st, 2006
Why do people engage in religious rituals? In keeping with suggestion of ethologist Niko Tinbergen, this question is actually four separate “why” questions. Rather than dealing with the first three Why questions (Phylogeny, Ontogeny or Function), I’d like to consider only the fourth Why, Proximate Cause, with regard to the practice of engaging in religious rituals. [...]
See Peter Daou’s latest post, for a little peek inside of Mr. Bush’s mind. What more can one say? Maybe it simply leads to this question: what IS it that allows 1/3 of the country to still admire and respect this president?