The Biological Roots of Religion

Prof. Robert Sapolsky talks about the biological roots of religion through schizophrenia (hearing the voice of a god), OCD (ritual), and temporal lobe epilepsy (mystical experiences):

There’s a condensed version of some of these thoughts in Sapolsky’s essay “Belief and Biology.”

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