Excerpts from Dr. Robert Sapolsky’s lecture about Biological Underpinnings of Religiosity

YOUNG neuroscientist Dr. Robert Sapolsky makes connection between the symptoms of “schizotypalism” and the “metamagical backbone of religious theology”. He also describes the parallelism between what we call “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder” and the ritualism of mainstream orthodox religion. It’s a great lecture that you can watch in its entirety here.

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