Why We Believe in God(s): A Concise Guide to the Science of Faith

Why We Believe in God(s): A Concise Guide to the Science of Faith

J. Anderson Thomson


during this groundbreaking quantity, J. Anderson Thomson, Jr., MD, with Clare Aukofer, deals a succinct but complete learn of ways and why the human brain generates spiritual trust. Dr. Thomson, a hugely revered training psychiatrist with credentials in forensic psychiatry and evolutionary psychology, methodically investigates the parts and reasons of non secular trust within the comparable approach any scientist might examine the circulation of astronomical our bodies or the evolution of existence over time—that is, as a simply ordinary phenomenon. delivering compelling proof from psychology, the cognitive neurosciences, and similar fields, he, with Ms. Aukofer, provides an simply available and exceedingly convincing case that god(s) have been created by means of man—not vice versa. With this narrow quantity, Dr. Thomson establishes himself as a must-read philosopher and prime voice at the primacy of cause and technological know-how over superstition and faith.

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