Book Review

The Problem of War

Full Title: The Problem of War: Darwinism, Christianity, and their Battle to Understand Human Conflict
Author / Editor: Michael Ruse
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2018

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Review © Metapsychology Vol. 23, No. 16
Reviewer: Bob Lane

Ruse ends with “War is a horrible thing. We should work together toward a bigger picture.” Almost no person in this world will disagree with that sentiment. War IS a terrible thing, and we continue to be involved in war year after year after year. Why? Is the answer in our culture? Or is it in our biology? Or, perhaps in our religion? Why do we, knowing of war’s consequences, continue to glorify it, to participate in it, to kill and die for it?

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