Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain

Creating God

51:56 | Feb 22nd

6 recommendations

If you've taken part in a religious service, have you ever stopped to think about how people become believers? Where do the rituals come from? And what purpose does it all serve? This week, we bring y...Show More


Recommendations

iso_squared recommended:Apr 3rd

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful
🤔 Thought-provoking

danny recommended:Mar 16th

This is the most academic discussion of religion I've heard. Was a great convo but if you are religious you may get offended.

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational

mo-toMar 16th

@danny absolutely! It does take away from the spirituality of religion and this narrative does hold a lot of weight toward that 😯

mm recommended:Mar 8th

Was religion actually created by evolution? Interesting perspective from a psychologist on the science of religion and how faith helps organize societies.

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

carl-philipperousse recommended:Mar 3rd

How religions came to be – their evolutionary purpose. Could be a difficult but worthy listen for deeply religious people.

I thought this episode was:

🤓 Insightful
👍 Well-produced

mo-to recommended:Mar 1st

We often understand religion to be a sacred guiding point in often chaotic, mundane, or difficult times and in our lives. However, what if certain religious rituals can be understood through an evolutionary sense or moral and social control? But on the other side of the coin, how might this rational...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🧐 Intriguing
🎶 Musically superb
🤔 Thought-provoking

leslyMar 9th

@mo-to great observation! It leads me to think of the separation of those two schools of thought: believing in the divinity of religion and believing in the rational evolution of religion. Are they mutually exclusive or can they coexist? 🤔

mo-toMar 9th

@lesly totally, it makes me think of separation of church and state, or secular vs. religious powers 🤓

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