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benefits_of_belief [2018/04/10 10:31] (current)
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 +It seems that believing in something - and perhaps the related communal support - has a [[https://​www.psychologytoday.com/​us/​blog/​the-human-beast/​201212/​are-religious-people-healthier|measurable effect on health]]
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 +So, if one is to be a naturalist, this must be explained. The evolutionary advantages of communal, supportive living are obvious. However, it could be that our brains evolved with a robust belief system and to not use it is to allow your overall health to atrophy in important ways. 
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benefits_of_belief.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/10 10:31 by glennd