Moses Never Encountered Another Primate

Posted by in Religion, Science on 19. Feb, 2016 | No Comments Yet

Yet another snippet from primatologist Frans de Waal’s book, in which he offers an interesting hypothesis about why some religious traditions struggle with the theory of evolution.

The Difference Between Science and Religion Isn’t the Individuals

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Primatologist Frans de Waal considers whether there are any substantive behavioral differences in the way of thinking between religious people and scientists, ultimately rejecting any such claim. He reasons that no individual is exempt from cognitive biases, and that the true significant differences between the theories of religion and science stem from the culture and communities surrounding them.

A Delicate Dialogue: Henry Eyring and Joseph Fielding Smith

A Delicate Dialogue: Henry Eyring and Joseph Fielding Smith

Posted by in Religion on 03. Aug, 2011 | 2 Comments

Henry Eyring, father of current apostle Henry B. Eyring, was a world-renowned chemist who became the Church’s unofficial spokesman on scientific matters. The following segment is a good example of the excellent tact and patience that Brother Eyring exhibited when disagreeing with Church leaders.