How the Mind Works
Steven Pinker, 1997

Is Religion Beyond Our Mental Powers?
I was greatly disappointed in coming to the final chapter of this book to learn that Pinker does not treat religious ideas in a way comparable to his treatment of perception, emotions, social awareness, etc. He leaves us with the thought that the understanding of religious truths may be beyond the powers of the brains we have been given.

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