Dyslexic's DOG's Blog Posts Tagged 'evolution' (2)

Psychology Of Junk Food <=> Psychology Of Religion: Both Hijack Innate Drives For Profit.

Some may think I'm stating that religion is junk food for the mind.

Well, not quite right.

I'm drawing from comments made by psychologists and neurologists whose work I've been studying.

Essentially it is the confirmation of a quote from Arthur C. Clarke:

"The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion."

Which, when the junk food phenomenon of…

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Added by Dyslexic's DOG on December 7, 2014 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

Hypothesis: The Real History Of Religion

The development of complex languages, around 200,000 years ago, that can describe and pass on abstract thinking (like religious thought) has been likely the biggest force behind our cultural evolution, which has taken off exponentially since the first sentences were formed.

This use of language to describe complex and abstract notions sparked our cultural or cognitive evolution which recording in writing and now vocal/video/software has pushed along this exponential growth curve,…

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Added by Dyslexic's DOG on December 5, 2013 at 7:41pm — No Comments

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