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reply to post by Eryiedes
Tell me again how ideology is poisonous to the human condition and how that's a medical fact. what? and how it effects the brain like a drug?
Whether local or Vatican or Islam or Talmud or whatever religious text you cite the underlying mechanic is always trauma.
reply to post by BlueMule
I'm sorry Blue but that's semantics...again.
Refute the medical and psychological facts presented.
If you can't, you must concede the arguement.
We've seen denial.
We've seen emotional appeals.
We've seen personal attacks.
We've seen staggering ignorance of facts.
We've seen yelling.
We've seen foot stomping tantrums.
When you confront a belief that someone "opposes", the amgydela of the human brain shuts down.
This process destroys higher reasoning by making them "fearful".
The reasoning centres of the human brain shut down and trigger the "fight or flight reflex".
They cease to act on reason and react instead on instinct...evasion, avoidance, disassociation, anger or contempt.
reply to post by SisyphusRide
BINGO...you're full of it.
You watched ten minutes of a 2 hour presentation and now you want to discuss what you have learned?
You have established yourself as a troll and I am now done with you.
Seriously dude ... people here are being polite and presenting information.
And all they get in return is denial of the information by you and a bunch
of name calling. You should be banned.
Provide facts showing that religion/spirituality is a 'disorder'.
The worst thing that happens in religious psychology is when the believer attaches their religion with some inner hereditary entity such as father, mother, family, tribe or race.
That’s a recipe for disaster and often leads to genocides where the “volk” religion displaces itself for one of these inner attachments. I would say Nazism is a prime example of this. KKK psychology also is a part of this
The “chosen people” of God syndrome is very dangerous. Or God loves my group above all!
Do you believe in psi?
If not I could post a few hours worth of vids for you to watch.
Then I can connect the dots for you between the massive body of parapsychological evidence and mystical traditions throughout history the world over. Then I can connect the dots between mystical traditions and religion as you know it.