Sunday, December 4, 2011

“We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.”

8th August 2011 by Norman Walford

I came across this quote from Jonathon Swift, the 18th century author of Gulliver’s Travels, the other day. I don’t remember exactly where I read it, but I was reminded of it yesterday when someone sent me a newspaper article on the subject of religion and science by one of the trustees of the Richard Dawkins foundation.

The general theme of the article was to argue that from an evolutionary perspective religion could have some survival value 

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