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Comment Re:Pans narratans (Score 1) 1852

"With modern processes and medical care, eating pig flesh is not such a problem anymore".
  - Certainly, but i was refering to historical pork eating practices. That said, there's quite a large tapeworm problem in france because of their tendency to undercook pork and other meats.

"Of course, the problem with religion is, what was once a good idea is now dogma. I am of the
opinion that science is superior to religion as science (done properly) is self-correcting".
Oh you are indeed, 100% right there, no question. I wasnt attempting to justify religion, but to merely show the kinds of reasons that religions like Islam, Christianity etc. have survived memetically so well in our population over the centurys. If only people realised that scientific explainations make interesting little stories too.

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