to a greater or lesser degree... It seems obvious when you analyse what claims the faithful have to accept with absolutely no evidence to back them up. It seems that if the brainwashing is subtle enough, in an environment where tacit support is ubiquitous, then not even the blessed washed are aware of how clean their cereberal cortex sparkles.
This begs the question, can every brain be washed, or only particular brains? Why are some brains more succeptible than others? Psychologists have commented on the link to hypnosis in the techniques of the faith healers of the world, and many preachers use the same tools.... ritual, repetiton, cadence, lighting, music... to create an environment where fanciful leaps of logic are accepted without question. How do thinking people disable so successfully that part of their brain where critical thinking would see the inherent paradox in every religious model known? It's a powerful, remarkable and frustrating phenomena. I think neuroscience will eventually answer all of the above.... but will we then vaccinate against the 'god' gene? If we object to other delusions and irrationalities then I hope we do.
Pfizer's partnerships strengthen their ability to deliver vaccines in developing countries.
- Community healthcare workers face many challenges in their work, including often traveling far distances to see their clients
- Pfizer is helping to drive the UN's sustainable development goals through partnerships.
- Pfizer partnered with AMP and the World Health Organization to develop a training program for healthcare workers.
It's the first time the association hasn't hired a comedian in 16 years.
- The 2018 WHCA ended in controversy after comedian Michelle Wolf made jokes some considered to be offensive.
- The WHCA apologized for Wolf's jokes, though some journalists and many comedians backed the comedian and decried arguments in favor of limiting the types of speech permitted at the event.
- Ron Chernow, who penned a bestselling biography of Alexander Hamilton, will speak at next year's dinner.
A glass of juice has as much sugar, ounce for ounce, as a full-calorie soda. And those vitamins do almost nothing.
Quick: think back to childhood (if you've reached the scary clown you've gone too far). What did your parents or guardians give you to keep you quiet? If you're anything like most parents, it was juice. But here's the thing: juice is bad for you.
A study on flies may hold the key to future addiction treatments.
- A new study suggests that drinking alcohol can affect how memories are stored away as good or bad.
- This may have drastic implications for how addiction is caused and how people recall intoxication.
- The findings may one day lead to a new form of treatment for those suffering from addiction.
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