Hard-Wired for belief and controlling the herd

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Hard-Wired for belief and controlling the herd

I'm sure I've seen someone make these arguments before, but a recent New Scientist article has highlighted the idea that our brains may be hard-wired towards inventing a sky-daddy.

There's an additional article in there on crowd mentality which I thought was of some interest as well.

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I'm also now thinking that

I'm also now thinking that the pattern recognition involved in the article might explain the proliferation of conspiracy theories...

 

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I remember reading about

I remember reading about that a year or so ago.

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