Scientists from Northwestern University have continued their war on Christianity, publishing a study in the journal Neuropsychologia stating that Christians who believe in the Bible have a form of “brain damage.”
According to the scientists, devout Christians have less cognitive flexibility and people with damage to certain areas of the prefrontal cortex are more likely to convert to Christianity as adults.
In other words, science is now attempting to say that those who believe the Bible are brain damaged.
The study was led by Jordan Grafman of Northwestern University and utilized data from Vietnam War Veterans. The veterans were chosen because a large number of them had damage to brain areas suspected of playing a critical role in functions related to religious fundamentalism. CT scans were taken from both a group of healthy Veterans and the aforementioned group, in addition, the majority of those tested identified as Christian.
Christian Journal reports: The scientists who conducted the study believe that adherence to religious fundamentalism is the result of some form of brain damage whether it be by brain trauma, a psychological disorder, a drug or alcohol addiction, or simply a particular genetic profile. Also, the scientists believe that in the near future, through various kinds of mental and cognitive exercises the adherence to religious fundamentalism can be eradicated.
Science has yet to disprove the possibility of God and as a result, have resorted to calling those who adhere to a belief system as damaged.
The world over, there are roughly 2.3 billion Christians, according to the Pew Research Center, most of which adhere to the basic belief of God and the moral absolutism as described in the Bible, which is considered religious fundamentalism. As per the aforementioned study and the generic description of religious fundamentalism, apparently, all of them are considered to have some form of brain damage.
The research into such was incredibly biased because the subjects were all veterans. How can one make a generalization about all Fundamental Christians without including a wide variety within the study? By studying only Vietnam veterans majority of whom have faced injury in one particular part of the brain, psychologists are attempting to connect to their beliefs, the results can easily be interpreted to say that Christian fundamentalists have brain damage, but what about the rest of the community that was left out of the study? Why weren’t Fundamental Christians who had not faced injury or the trauma of war included in the study?
Astonishingly rather than believe in a creator, science would have us believe that humanity originated from either comet dust, Martians, and or have evolved from absolutely nothing. Science has one sound problem with its determination that God doesn’t exist, they have no evidence of the latter, rather evolutionists utilize indoctrination, militant ideology, and demoralizing methodology to obliterate any remaining decency.
One question, in regards to the argument of creation vs evolution, if humanity evolved sequentially from nothing, how did intelligence originate?
Regardless of your stance on the previously mentioned psychological matter, if you define your moral obligations to uphold simple laws such as not to murder and not to steal, please know that the origins of such have resulted from adherence to the Bible, or what scientists call religious fundamentalism. The adherence to these simple Biblical points have translated into laws which are still carried out across the world today. Tracing the origins of modern society, we find the morality that encompasses our legal system is defined squarely by the Bible.
Bobby Azarian. “Scientists have established a link between brain damage and religious fundamentalism.” Raw Story. . (2018): . .
Zhong, Cristofori, Bulbulia, Krueger, Grafman. “Biological and cognitive underpinnings of religious fundamentalism..” Neuropsychologia. . (2018): . .
Pew. “The Changing Global Religious Landscape.” Pew Research Center. . (2017