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The new Manichaeans

Gregory A Petsko

Author Affiliations

Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, USA

Genome Biology 2008, 9:105  doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-5-105

Published: 29 May 2008

It doesn't serve science well to drift towards a Manichaean view by calling religion 'nonsense'. People of faith may be the natural allies of biologists when it comes to matters of conservation and climate protection.