Consumul excesiv de „dumnezeu” dauneaza grav sanatatii

Nu am mai citit ceva atat de bun de prea mult timp !

This Is Your Brain on God

By Jack Hitt

I’m taking part in a vanguard experiment on the physical sources of spiritual consciousness, the current work-in-progress of Michael Persinger, a neuropsychologist at Canada’s Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. His theory is that the sensation described as having a religious experience” is merely a side effect of our bicameral brain’s feverish activities. Simplified considerably, the idea goes like so: When the right hemisphere of the brain, the seat of emotion, is stimulated in the cerebral region, presumed to control notions of self, and then the left hemisphere, the seat of language, is called upon to make sense of this nonexistent entity, the mind generates a „sensed presence.”

Persinger has tickled the temporal lobes of more than 900 people before me and has concluded, among other things, that different subjects label this ghostly perception with the names that their cultures have trained them to use – Elijah, Jesus, the Virgin Mary, Mohammed, the Sky Spirit. Some subjects have emerged with Freudian interpretations – describing the presence as one’s grandfather, for instance – while others, agnostics with more than a passing faith in UFOs, tell something that sounds more like a standard alien-abduction story.

It may seem sacrilegious and presumptuous to reduce God to a few ornery synapses, but modern neuroscience isn’t shy about defining our most sacred notions – love, joy, altruism, pity – as nothing more than static from our impressively large cerebrums. Persinger goes one step further. His work practically constitutes a Grand Unified Theory of the Otherworldly: He believes cerebral fritzing is responsible for almost anything one might describe as paranormal – aliens, heavenly apparitions, past-life sensations, near-death experiences, awareness of the soul, you name it.

To those of us who prefer a little mystery in our lives, it all sounds like a letdown. And as I settle in for my mind trip, I’m starting to get apprehensive. I’m a lapsed Episcopalian clinging to only a hazy sense of the divine, but I don’t especially like the idea that whatever vestigial faith I have in the Almighty’s existence might get clinically lobotomized by Persinger’s demo. Do I really want God to be rendered as explicable and predictable as an endorphin rush after a 3-mile run? 😉


Creierul si emisferele + femei goale


Cum se invarte domnisoara ? In directia acelor de ceasornic sau invers ?

Daca vi se pare ca se invarte in directia acelor de ceasornic inseamna ca sunteti o persoana care foloseste mai mult emisfera dreapta a creierului… iar invers, emisfera stanga.

Majoritatea o vad invartinduse in directia opusa acelor de ceasornic, deoarece emisfera stanga este cea mai folosita. 

Incercati sa va concentrati si sa-i schimbati sensul de rotatie… Puteti ?

Fiecare emisfera are specializarile ei, iar faptul ca folositi pe una mai mult spune ceva despre dumneavoastra.


foloseste logica
orientata pe detalii
domina faptele concrete
cuvinte si limbaj
prezent si trecut
matematica si stiinte
poate pricepe
„a sti”
percepe ordinea, algoritmeaza
stie numele obiectelor
bazata pe realitate
creeaza strategii
prefera siguranta
foloseste sentimentele
orientata pe imaginea de ansamblu
domina imaginatia
simboluri si imagini
prezent si viitor
filosofie si religie
se poate „prinde”
„a crede”
percepe spatiul
stie functia obiectelor
bazata pe fantezie
prezinta posibilitati
prefera riscul

Persoanele care pot schimba sensul de rotatie gandesc cu ambele emisfere relativ egal… Un surplus de materie cenusie nu strica.

Voua cum vi se pare ca se invarte balerina ?

  1. In sensul acelor.
  2. In sens opus acelor.
  3. Prima data in sensul acelo… dar pot schimba directia.
  4. Prima data in sens opus acelor… dar pot schimba directia.