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Is Believing In God Evolutionarily Advantageous? : NPR

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Is Believing In God Evolutionarily Advantageous?

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                                            <p class="date">August 30, 2010</p>                        <div class="listenicon">
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                       <p class="byline"><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2" class="program">All Things Considered</a></p>                           <div class="duration">
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                    <span class="date">August 30, 2010</span>

Jesse Bering’s mother died of cancer on a Sunday, in her own bed, at 9 o’clock at night. Bering and his siblings closed her door and went downstairs, hoping they might somehow get some sleep.

It was a long, hard night, but around 7 a.m., something happened: The wind chimes outside his mother’s window started to chime.

Bering remembers waking to the tinkle of these bells, a small but distinct sound in an otherwise silent house. And he remembers thinking that those bells carried a very specific message.

via npr.org