Scientists stimulated a part of the brain that’s associated with detecting and responding to problems, then tinkered with it to reduce people’s beliefs in God.
Is this a good or a bad news?
For some of us, myself included, God is a matter of very personal choice. So personal that we have to keep it only for us. Our beliefs have to stay ours. When I say “beliefs” I mean it. This doesn’t come in a kit with religion. Too often we get caught in this trap that “religion” equals “God” or “religion” equals “beliefs”.
[At this point, on my path through the comment I had the intention to make, I just remembered seeing somewhere a very colorful quote about religion. Therefore, I did a search with the terms I recalled and the story continues here.]
So, finally, I figured out the quotes I was looking for:
“Religion is like a penis. It’s fine to have one and it’s fine to be proud of it, but please don’t whip it out in public and start waving it around…”
On the “waving” side, I would take any kind of identification of religion, any sign, garment or alike.
I’m just talking to myself that, in the near future, we will see some magnetic treatments for some benign syndromes. Just in case. Volunteers?