Friday, December 30, 2011

Man made god - with Andy Thomson

History shows that man has made many gods and godesses. God making appears to be part of the human psyche.

And man has been prolific in exercising this trait. All recorded civilisations appear to have created a god or gods.

In this series of videos I seek to find out why this is.

Part 1

I am grateful to Andy Thomson for giving me the opportunity of discussing this issue (and his book).

Part 2 - morality

Part 3 - the trolley problem and slavery

Part 4 - abortion, death penalty and healthcare

Part 5 - god is intelligently designed

J. Anderson Thomson, Jr., MD, is a Trustee of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science and a staff psychiatrist for Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of Virginia Student Health Center, as well as the University of Virginia's Institute for Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy. Thomson also has his own private practice, and is a forensic psychiatrist for Region Ten Community Services.

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