Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon

Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon

Daniel C. Dennett


For all of the millions of books which were written approximately faith, few till this one have tried to envision it scientifically: to invite why—and how—it has formed such a lot of lives so strongly. Is faith a manufactured from blind evolutionary intuition or rational selection? Is it really tips to dwell an ethical lifestyles? Ranging via biology, historical past, and psychology, Daniel C. Dennett charts religion’s evolution from “wild” folks trust to “domesticated” dogma. no longer an antireligious screed yet an unblinking glance underneath the veil of orthodoxy, Breaking the Spell should be learn and debated through believers and skeptics alike.

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