Evolution, religion, schizophrenia & the schizotypal person

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Evolution, religion, schizophrenia & the schizotypal person

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Stanford's Robert Sapolsky, an anthropologist, gives a 90 minute lecture on the evolutionary basis for literal religious belief, "metamagical thinking," and schizotypal personality, explaining how evolutionarily, the mild schizophrenic expression we called "schizotypal personality" have enjoyed increased reproductive opportunities.

http://blip.tv/file/2204956/
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Re: Evolution, religion, schizophrenia and the schizotypal perso

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That lecture was brilliant. I'm often resentful of the fact that I spurned high calibre education such as this to fulfil the more testosterone driven desires of my youth. Still, it's never too late to sup at the fountain of knowledge.
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I just got done listening to it and enjoyed it very much.
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Re: Evolution, religion, schizophrenia and the schizotypal perso

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'Schizotypal' is the new 'literalist/fundamentalist'.
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Re: Evolution, religion, schizophrenia and the schizotypal perso

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soulra wrote:'Schizotypal' is the new 'literalist/fundamentalist'.


I presume you are Not Really Serious! They are pretty f*up people who live in the cages that schizophrenics build but are just a 'bit more sane' than those who are on Stelazine....
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