Se Dio non esistesse, ci crederemmo lo stesso

New Scientist si chiede cosa infila le religioni nelle nostre teste, e sostiene che in tempi di crisi ci sia un boom dell’irrazionale.

It turns out that human beings have a natural inclination for religious belief, especially during hard times. Our brains effortlessly conjure up an imaginary world of spirits, gods and monsters, and the more insecure we feel, the harder it is to resist the pull of this supernatural world. It seems that our minds are finely tuned to believe in gods.

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