Weekend Edition: 8-16

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • The god effect (“The same mechanism that enhances our creativity – juicing up the right-sided limbic and prefrontal brain regions with dopamine – also opens us up to religious ideas and experience. But if these brain circuits are pushed too far, thinking becomes not merely divergent but outright deviant and psychotic.”)

Blog Headline of the Week

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

Although your mind’s opaque
Try thinking more if just for your own sake

The Beatles, “Think for Yourself,” Rubber Soul

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