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* Michael Moseley *
USING THE LENS OF science TO RE-EXAMINE RELIGION
The Science of Sin
– Why We Do The Things We Know We Shouldn’t
by Jack Lewis
The Science of Sin looks uses the fruits of modern neuroscience to re-examine the “7 deadly sins” – arguing that these seven categories of behaviour pay dividends in moderation but cause many problems in people’s everyday lives when out of control.
The complete absence of scientific perspective on theological matters I encountered over the years at London’s Speakers Corner inspired me to write this book, so I felt duty bound to return to give a speech of my own to explain what I found to passers by…
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Since I first wrote this, my third, book I’ve given dozens of talks on it and had countless discussions about it with people from many different walks of life. Here I write blogs discussing how our quality of life can be improved by taking inspiration from religion, without having to believe in any God.
The neuroscientist, the mortician and the priest.
I am Jack, a neuroscientist based in London, writing books about the brain and giving talks about how we can get our brains working better for us, each and every day..