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Richardthughes



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(Permalink) Posted: Mar. 10 2009,18:04   

http://www.newscientist.com/article....ne-news

[QUOTE]Once we had evolved the necessary brain architecture, we could "do" religion, brain scans indicate.

The research shows that, to interpret a god's intentions and feelings, we rely mainly on the same recently evolved brain regions that divine the feelings and intentions of other people.

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