So far neurology has killed god in some patients who have visions and experiences of god as a symptom of their temporal lobe epilepsy and lesions.
In one case the question was asked of a neurosurgeon who was dealing catholic nun whose extreme devotion to her god, with visions and voices was found to be a symptom of a lesion in her temporal lobe.
Should the neurosurgeon perform the operation which would remove this nun's godly experiences and notions or leave the lesion alone so…Continue
Added by Tarentola Mauritanica on March 25, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments
According to these soldiers of reason, the time for religion is over. It clings like a bad gene replicating in the population, but its usefulness is played out. Sam Harris's most recent book, The Moral Landscape (Free Press, 2010), is the latest in the continuing battle. As an agnostic, I find much…Continue
Added by Tarentola Mauritanica on January 28, 2011 at 6:26am — No Comments
This was fun to read. I like how God gave the kid appendicitis and science had to…Continue
Ok, this is in response to the very interesting ads we are often subjected to on Atheist Nexus.
This is also a rant - just so you are warned!