[ExI] Evolutionary psychology and religion

hkhenson hkhenson at rogers.com
Mon Dec 10 14:21:27 UTC 2007

At 05:20 AM 12/10/2007, you wrote:
>On Dec 10, 2007 6:16 AM, hkhenson <hkhenson at rogers.com> wrote:
> > Subject: [EP_group] Evolutionary psychology and religion
> > Reply-To: EP_group at yahoogroups.com
> >
> > Attempting to inject more light than heat into this.
> >
> > Evolutionary psychology makes the claim that *every* human
> > psychological trait is either the result of direct selection for the
> > trait in the EEA or a side effect of some trait that was selected.
> > (Plus a few corner cases that might have been fixed by random effects.)
>Do you imply that evolutionary psychology underestimate by definition
>the effect of genetic drift? Why should it be the case?

It's just mentioned for completeness.  I don't know of any 
psychological traits discovered to date where they are ascribed to drift.


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