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What do you think about Islam?

Did you study Islam?

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      May 18 2013: Neurotheology is a pseudoscience.
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          May 22 2013: Craig Aaen-Stockdale (2012). "Neuroscience for the Soul". The Psychologist 25 (7): 520–523. "the magnetic fields generated by the God helmet are far too weak to penetrate the cranium and influence neurons within. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses field strengths of around 1.5 tesla in order to induce currents strong enough to depolarise neurons through the skull and cause them to fire. Persinger’s apparatus, on the other hand has a strength ... 5000 times weaker than a typical fridge magnet. Granqvist argues that there is simply no way that this apparatus is having any meaningful effect on the brain, and I’m inclined to agree."
          ^ a b Craig Aaen-Stockdale (2012). "Neuroscience for the Soul". The Psychologist 25 (7): 520–523. "Persinger’s theory is based on the literature on religiosity in temporal lobe epileptics ... a literature that I argue above is both flawed and outdated."
        • May 27 2013: http://www.innerworlds.50megs.com/God_Helmet_field_strengths.htm

          In fact, the is no way the fields couldn't reach the brain. The link above goes to a review with linked references that show that many researchers have used weak magnetic fields to influence the brain. " ...the mistaken claim that the fields were too weak to affect the brain. In fact, magnetic fields do pass into and through the brain. They aren't affected by the scalp or skull, because there is no such thing as a magnetic insulator. Nothing can block a magnetic field, including the human head. It's a law of physics."

          I don't know where the author of the 2012 article got their information, but the laws of physics are pretty stubborn.
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          May 24 2013: The "fields" they are talking about are theoretical.
          There is no proof to any of it at this point.

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