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    Default Scientists have established a link between religious fundamentalism and brain damage

    A study published in the journal Neuropsychologia has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a brain region known as the prefrontal cortex. The findings suggest that damage to particular areas of the prefrontal cortex indirectly promotes religious fundamentalism by diminishing cognitive flexibility and openness—a psychology term that describes a personality trait which involves dimensions like curiosity, creativity, and open-mindedness.
    https://www.rawstory.com/2019/04/sci...Ev-GPn7NK5_Mfg

    Neuropsychologia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that focuses on cognitive neuroscience. It was established in 1963, and is published by Elsevier.
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    I think they also discovered a link between politicizing psychiatry and cases of micropenis.

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    That is actually more LOGICAL than one would think if you know anything about the PRE-FRONTAL cortex. 'EMPATHY' is located there. When traumatized, 'moral judgement' (dare I say punitive judgement kicks in) is altered even when LOGIC stays intact. The variables are individual but MOST of the born agains I know who came to religion, after the age of being 'raised in it', had some trauma, passive or self inflicted, in their past. Early family dysfunction, sexual assault, drugs or alcohol, are the BIGGIES.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LV426 View Post
    A study published in the journal Neuropsychologia has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a brain region known as the prefrontal cortex. The findings suggest that damage to particular areas of the prefrontal cortex indirectly promotes religious fundamentalism by diminishing cognitive flexibility and openness—a psychology term that describes a personality trait which involves dimensions like curiosity, creativity, and open-mindedness.
    https://www.rawstory.com/2019/04/sci...Ev-GPn7NK5_Mfg

    Neuropsychologia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that focuses on cognitive neuroscience. It was established in 1963, and is published by Elsevier.
    The human genome is merely 3% unique, which means that 97% of the DNA we have is shared with other mammals and primates. Fetal development can be partial or not reach full growth before the timer to "seal" the baby's fate kicks in, which can be a reason why if your brain development is off within only a few microns in your prefrontal cortex when that timer kicks in then that is all that is needed to cause vast differences in behavior and function. A few small tweaks can change a specie.

    Every advance in neuroscience is a hit to psychology. As neuroscience grows psychology shrinks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LV426 View Post
    A study published in the journal Neuropsychologia has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a brain region known as the prefrontal cortex. The findings suggest that damage to particular areas of the prefrontal cortex indirectly promotes religious fundamentalism by diminishing cognitive flexibility and openness—a psychology term that describes a personality trait which involves dimensions like curiosity, creativity, and open-mindedness.
    https://www.rawstory.com/2019/04/sci...Ev-GPn7NK5_Mfg

    Neuropsychologia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that focuses on cognitive neuroscience. It was established in 1963, and is published by Elsevier.
    Indeed....."SUGGESTS" is a very scientific term not to mention the fact that PSYCHOLOGY is not actually a discipline of Applied Science (as no one can actually read minds....they only subjectively make a conclusion based upon what the patient chooses to reveal.....mankind has never been known to deceive anyone.

    Once again.....a leftist presents "pseudo philosophy" dressed up like science. But.....on the bright side you have been able to do what no one in history has ever accomplished finding the part of the brain that is responsible for FAITH. LMAO

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    "Scientists have established a link between religious fundamentalism and brain damage"

    This explains a lot about those two poor things, Truth Rejector and Big Chihuahua.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    "Scientists have established a link between religious fundamentalism and brain damage"

    This explains a lot about those two poor things, Truth Rejector and Big Chihuahua.
    Who'd a thunk it? The United States was created by people with BRAIN DAMAGE. Does that make everyone that spends US currency CRAZY? In God We Trust. Or the citizens of every US STATE whose constitution addresses GOD in its content and context....are all crazy? Lets count them.....55 states right.....no, my bad thats the number of left wing states as demonstrated by Obama.....ALL 50 STATE CONSTITUIONS REFERNECE GOD. https://www.truthorfiction.com/god-constitutions/

    Darn....a nation of nuts.
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    then there's the religion of environmentalism. and these nuts want to make heresy illegal. is that creativity and open-mindedness?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AssHatZombie View Post
    I think they also discovered a link between politicizing psychiatry and cases of micropenis.
    You mean you penis can get smaller by reading shit? Okay, that's new. (Though, I'm sure there is a link to deflating linked to men reading psychiatric shit they DON'T wanna know).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralph View Post
    Who'd a thunk it? The United States was created by people with BRAIN DAMAGE.
    Truth Detector and Bigdog created the United States? That's new. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    Truth Detector and Bigdog created the United States? That's new. Thanks.
    Apparently our nation was created by "wing nuts".....all 50 states reference GOD in their constitutions. Our courts require an oath sworn before God in order to be under oath. Even our politicians are required to place a hand on the Holy Bible and swear an oath before God...even the democrats. And show me one person that does not endorse spending money with the oath "in God we Trust" engraved upon it?

    And what does that make our Supreme Court? A group of nuts? When you walk up the steps to the building that houses our most Supreme Court....we find the lawgivers facing MOSES as he is holding the 10 commandments. And more clearly? When you open the twin doors to go in? You find a list of the 10 commandments of God.

    What about the bible verses itched all over the buildings in DC?

    James Madison was clearly a nutjob (the father of our constitution). "We have staked the whole of our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind for self government, upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, TO SUSTAIN OURSELVES ACCORDING TO THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF GOD." -- James Madison


    Leave it up to snowflakes to revisit history actual and declare our founders.... WING NUTS.

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    Religion = "rigid thought" is a false equivalency. Religion is based on immutable principles,
    but that doesn't equate to rigidity ( unable to see other patterns) -since religion is not subject to changing data

    More dumb ass psychobabble

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    Quote Originally Posted by LV426 View Post
    A study published in the journal Neuropsychologia has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a brain region known as the prefrontal cortex. The findings suggest that damage to particular areas of the prefrontal cortex indirectly promotes religious fundamentalism by diminishing cognitive flexibility and openness—a psychology term that describes a personality trait which involves dimensions like curiosity, creativity, and open-mindedness.
    https://www.rawstory.com/2019/04/sci...Ev-GPn7NK5_Mfg

    Neuropsychologia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that focuses on cognitive neuroscience. It was established in 1963, and is published by Elsevier.
    I wish you could find the link to your brain; assuming, of course, you even have any.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AssHatZombie View Post
    I think they also discovered a link between politicizing psychiatry and cases of micropenis.
    Page 173 V I: Ultimately, the investigation did not establish that the Campaign coordinated or conspired with the Russian government in its election-interference activities.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Centerleftfl View Post
    That is actually more LOGICAL than one would think if you know anything about the PRE-FRONTAL cortex. 'EMPATHY' is located there. When traumatized, 'moral judgement' (dare I say punitive judgement kicks in) is altered even when LOGIC stays intact. The variables are individual but MOST of the born agains I know who came to religion, after the age of being 'raised in it', had some trauma, passive or self inflicted, in their past. Early family dysfunction, sexual assault, drugs or alcohol, are the BIGGIES.
    What is actually MORE LOGICAL than one would think if you know anything about the PRE-FRONTAL cortex. 'EMPATHY' is located there. When traumatized by TDS or LIBERALISM, 'moral judgement' (dare I say punitive judgement kicks in) is altered even when LOGIC stays intact. The variables are individual but MOST of the LEFT I know who came to hating religion, after the age of being 'raised in it', had some trauma, passive or self inflicted, in their past. Early family dysfunction, sexual assault, drugs or alcohol, are the BIGGIES.
    Page 173 V I: Ultimately, the investigation did not establish that the Campaign coordinated or conspired with the Russian government in its election-interference activities.


    Eric Holder: “I’m still enjoying what I’m doing, there’s still work to be done,” I’m still the President’s wing-man, so I’m there with my boy.”

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