The god problem: belief is weaker than it realizes

Maybe this is why all those parents have been going crazy about controlling their children’s minds by banning books, punishing teachers and pushing them to religion. They sense they’ve lost their children earlier than they can accept.

A Harper’s 12/21 Finding:

Children begin to understand the nature of false belief between the ages of six and seven.

Such a soothing, optimistic finding, isn’t it?

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