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[W:843] How religious thinking works

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You can't share any of your either. There are two basic reasons for that. "Experiences' can not be shared. Plus, what you think is supernatural born-again experience is surging dopamine.
I just had a supernatural experience with Lord Krishna.
 

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You can't share any of your either. There are two basic reasons for that. "Experiences' can not be shared. Plus, what you think is supernatural born-again experience is surging dopamine.
And you know all about the Holy Spirit, right?

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I do know that there is no proof of the existence of the holy ghost.
 

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Tsk tsk. You also seem completely unaware of any supernatural born-again experience that you can share. If you had one you'd KNOW it was real, and you wouldn't go kicking a can down the pike.
This has absolutely nothing to do with you thinking you know what I think. However, it is true that I've never had a supernatural born-again experience with a god, a prophet, a pastor, or for that matter, the force, but that is immaterial.
 
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So, you do not have a specific "born-again" experience. That's what I thought.
I just told you that I did indeed undergo the "born again" experience (and I appreciate the fact that you appropriately placed that term within quotation marks), which was explained by surges of dopamine at the behest of those who played along.


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If you had one you'd KNOW it was real,
Which is what I had thought all along as well. Funny how surging dopamine can be used to confirm our biases. Whew! Like a drug!


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I just told you that I did indeed undergo the "born again" experience (and I appreciate the fact that you appropriately placed that term within quotation marks), which was explained by surges of dopamine at the behest of those who played along.


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The Holy Spirit bears witness of Jesus Christ, not unbelief.
 

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The Holy Spirit bears witness of Jesus Christ, not unbelief.
That is an unproven zealous religious theory; but such feelings can easily be explained by surging dopamine coupled with religious confirmation bias.


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