Here’s what we’ve discovered. There is an inverse relationship between critical thinking abilities and the magnitude of extremist religious beliefs. Scary isn’t it. Find out how you can minimize the effects of religious extremism.
To some degree, every act of perception is an act of creation, and every memory is an act of imagination. This is why you can’t trust the accuracy of memories. Nor can you trust in the accuracy of your perception.
Religions are systems of philosophy and belief. Their primary purpose is to create boundaries and restrictions, dictating values and thought. As a result, they can affect our ability to reason. Continue reading “Religion and Your Ability to Reason — The Effects of Belief”