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The Sacred Neuron: The Extraordinary New…

The Sacred Neuron: The Extraordinary New Discoveries Linking Science and…

by John W. Bowker

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Bowker explores the extraordinary discoveries which appear to link reason and faith, science and religion. Why do we think that things happen in the way that they do? Why do we think that some things are beautiful, and others ugly? Why do we think that some things are good, and others evil? Why do we think that some things are true, and others false? Referring to recent work in the neurosciences, Bowker shows that reason and emotion work much more closely together in forming human opinions and judgements than has previously been supposed. This has stunning implications for the increasingly dangerous relationship between different religions and cultures, and for the human sense of 'God'.… (more)

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