"Ah... Yes, there is something called the God Helmet ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_helmet )
It proves that religious experience is nothing but a electrical stimulation not caused by an invisible entity that can control everything and know every…"
"I was waiting for you to reply to this Adriana. Would I be correct in saying that we have genes that influence the various chemicals/hormones that effect our behavior? Like we might be X% likely to be nice or be an asshole? Please forgive me if…"
"Neurotheology is taking is baby steps right now. It could be some time before we start getting the answers we need but the subject is fascinating.
I think about it like this. Every attribute of God, the aspirational, the destructive, the wisdom,…"
"Without saying that there IS or is NOT a gene for predisposition toward "religious" belief, is this not just like the debate over the "gay gene"? How far have we gotten on that debate? How many atheists would hold a double…"
"Electrical Stimulation causing a religious experience. Hmmm.... Maybe sticking your equipment in a light socket might....Sorry! This comment belongs on the comedy board. Seriously though the use of ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy) in addition to…"
I didn't realize how new the Atheist Nexus was until I read the details. I like the layout which is similar to Facebook but without the advertising. I did mention that I used to chat on IRC, if anyone can remember that far back, in the days when the net was young and only for nerds. I used to spend hours chatting but now days I find that blogging is a more creative outlet for my energies. I guess there's a place for chat although I think it requires a more active approach whereas blogging is more dependent on the urge to rant...usually in the middle of the night with a bout of insomnia.