Why Are Most Humans Religious? Professor Robin Dunbar

Rocking Our Priors | 17 January 2023 | 1h 46m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Robin Dunbar about his book How Religion Evolved: And Why It Endures. Considers how much of religiosity can be explained from an evolutionary perspective; religion’s role in legitimising hierarchy, control, and female self-sacrifice; the importance of group rituals; and more.

The host of this podcast, Alice Evans, is an absolute treat to follow on Twitter.

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