The book did, however, prove to be a very interesting read.
Fortunately, I have too much respect for science - and the scientific community - to make unfounded claims based on my own intuition and sell it as science.
Alper's, The God part of the Brain, has some excellent insights that have really cleared up some questions I had in regards to human religiosity.
His message is clear and makes for some very interesting reading. The brain is certainly involved with the intellectual preservation of our species but it is left up to the reader... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Frederick Kolesar
Mr. Alper draws on many other peoples work to demonstrate his conjecture that religiosity and spirituality are organic, inherited traits. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Diane of Auburn
Matthew Alper defines the connection between human thought and a need for spirituality in an inclusive and amazing intelligent simplicity. I treasure this book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Julie Constable
This book is easily the most important piece of writing I've ever read. In a perfect world, it would be required reading in every discipline--- Mr. Read morePublished 5 months ago by judy laurens
Good explanation of the reasons why people operate as they do. The why they do these things was and really cannot be complete at this stage of our knowledge. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dave Lackstrom
A great read and provides great information and food for thought. As postulated, very likely our trait to believe in some form of transcendent higher power is a genetic adaptation... Read morePublished 7 months ago by F. Colbert
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Like Bart Ehrman, you have a case here of, "I'm the Christopher Columbus of religion, look what I realized and you didn't, religious natives". Read more
Can you image or should i ask, can you THINK how many people though out the centuries have had these type conversations through intelectual stimulus whether your atheist or brain... Read morePublished 7 months ago by David L. Medina
Read it and weep, then get over it and be enlightened. A book full "ah hah" moments. Just read it!Published 8 months ago by Corinius Hill