Matthew Alper and His Book ‘The God Part of the Brain’
94% of human beings in the world believe in God, or a form, or forms, of a
Supreme Being. Could it be scientifically proven that human beings are
built to have a spiritual nature as a survival function, just as we are
designed to develop fingers and toes?
Matthew Alper is the author of The God Part of the Brain: A Scientific
Interpretation of Human Spirituality and God. Part of the emerging fields
of biotheology and neurotheology, his book has been called “an essential
book for those in search of a scientific understanding of man’s spiritual
Topics in this hour include: whether human beings are hard-wired to
develop spirituality and religions as a survival mechanism; the struggle
with mortality that set Matthew off to find answers; the spiritual nature
as a developed and adapted evolutionary trait; developing this survival
trait to quell our fear of death; how science can measure the real effects
of prayer and meditation in the human brain; religion as delusion and
imagination; the role of ethics and morality therein; whether human life
has a purpose; Caer’s Spiritual Tip for your Spiritual Toolbelt; more.
For more information visit www.godspeedinstitute.com.