douglasw at his.com
Mon Jul 12 21:37:16 BST 2021
Two quick points:
1. At least according to some commenters, Judaism's strictures regarding kosher food served to reduce the frequency and impact of food-borne illnesses. So they may not contribute to understanding, but possibly increased evolutionary fit.
2. IMHO, it's important to distinguish between spirituality and religion. To a first approximation, religion is usually at most fossilized spirituality.
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