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Research Topics

 

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People often ask me what to read on a particular subject. Here are some suggestions.

Atheism and Religion

Award - MBA May 2011I received in the post a delightful hand-made badge for the Gold standard Materialist Bravery Award, from Ms Dai Andthatsit in Dawkinshire. Apparently I'm so brave that I don't need to believe in life after death. (my opinion has nothing to do with the evidence of course!)

Read

 Interview  in The Third Way, Christian magazine, 2010
 

Some of my work on memes considers religions as memeplexes, for example:

Blackmore,S. 2001 Evolution and memes: The human brain as a selective imitation device. Cybernetics and Systems, 32, 225-255.
Italian translation Blackmore S. (2003), German translation Blackmore S. (2003)

The Meme Machine , Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press 1999. Also translated into 15 other languages.

Listen
Wired for God? I (the atheist) debate the origin of spiritual experiences with Charles Foster (the Christian) on Premier Christian Radio's "Unbelievable" 17 July 2010. Listen here.

Debate on Premier Christian Radio about the dreadful film "Expelled". 20 March 2010 Listen here.

A debate with Alister McGrath at Bristol University Is God a dangerous delusion? 13.11.2007

Point of Inquiry discussion with D.J. Grothe on science, belief and naturalism,     15 December 2006

Blogs

Many of my posts for the Guardian blogsite Commentisfree are about religious topics.

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