By José M. Musacchio
“Contradictions” is a normal curiosity ebook that exposes the incompatibility among renowned non secular ideals and the medical view of human nature. It starts off with a survey of the evolution of religions and their carrying on with, frequently irrational, affects in smooth society. Then, in keeping with his lengthy adventure in neuroscience, the writer takes factor with Decartes in regards to the duality of physique and soul. He provides case reports of sufferers with mind ailments and from those deduces that the soul, faraway from being separate and supernatural, isn't any kind of than our approach of experiencing our brains ... and which correspondingly disintegrates once they do. Convincing medical findings and strong arguments in regards to the universality of fact make this e-book a daring contribution to the controversy approximately trust and faith within the smooth world.
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Religions have survival value when they serve to bring together and promote coherence in groups of people, 10 Contradictions but they have also been a major source of conflicts, some of which are still raging around the world, with little hope of appeasement. 4 The detachment of the spirit Tabloids and popular magazines often publish descriptions of near-death experiences that require the subject to be in an extremely abnormal organic state. People get sick and approach death only when there is something seriously wrong with their bodies.
The Protestant legacy and the religious freedom guaranteed by the American Constitution, assure the endless proliferation of sects, churches, and denominations. This proliferation is further fueled by competition between the different denominations, which have to recruit followers and donors to survive. Churches without parishioners do not prosper. S. Department of Defense lists 260 denominations under the general heading of Protestant chaplaincy alone. 6 The “new” religious movements and their apocalyptic predictions Dissident sects or churches are usually recognized as legitimate, even though some are weird, by almost any standard.
Their stories are inconsistently described by different persons and in reports from ancient times, as in many biblical revelations and visions. The vividness of the descriptions and the depth of the near-death experiences obviously do not provide any indication of their reliability. Unfortunately, some of the reports on neardeath experience have been performed just by collecting information provided by patients that anonymously answered a mailed questionnaire, without describing the physical condition that caused the experience .
Contradictions: Neuroscience and Religion by José M. Musacchio