A Brief Look at Whether Humans Are Hardwired to Believe in God

In this simple, insightful video, MacGregor Campbell explores if humans have been hardwired to believe in God:


As the video shows, there’s reason to think there was an evolutionary advantage to believing in things we couldn’t see. Even now there’s a social advantage to it. None of it, however, has anything to do with whether or not God actually exists.

(Thanks to Ed for the link)

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.