Quotation Explorer - 'Michael Shermer'

Humans are pattern-seeking story-telling animals, and we are quite adept at telling stories about patterns, whether they exist or not. - Michael Shermer
There are many sources of spirituality; religion may be the most common, but it is by no means the only. Anything that generates a sense of awe may be a source of spirituality. Science does this in spades. - Michael Shermer
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. - Michael Shermer
...evolution is not a religious tenet, to which one swears allegiance or belief as a matter of faith.. It is a factual reality of the empirical world. Just as one would not say 'I believe in gravity," one should not proclaim 'I believe in evolution. - Michael Shermer
But there is only one surefire method of proper pattern recognition, and that is science. - Michael Shermer
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