The Great Courses

Religion: The Mind Virus


Apr 26, 2016 7:00 AM   |   Education   |   Listen on Blog Talk Radio   | Download this episode

SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:   http://www.casper.com/sethandrews (promo code: sethandrews) Is religion a virus of the mind?  Three mental health experts join us. Dr. Andy Thomson is a psychiatrist, a trustee for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, on staff with the University of Virginia, and author of "Why We Believe in God(s): a Concise Guide to the Science of Faith." Dr. Valerie Tarico is a psychologist, columnnist for AlterNet, and author of "Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light." Dr. Darrel Ray is a psychologist, co-founder of Recovering From Religion, author of "Sex & God" and "The God Virus," and host of the Secular Secuality podcast.


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