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Human Truth Foundation pages (42):

What Causes Religion and Superstitions?, in the following sections:

Errors in Thinking: Cognitive Errors, Wishful Thinking and Sacred Truths, in the following sections:

Pseudoscience and Health: The World of Alternatives (to Truth), in the following sections:

The Placebo Effect and the Positive Power of the Mind on Health, in the following sections:

Religion as the Result of Human Mythmaking, in the following sections:

Perception is Influenced By Expectation: You Can't Always Trust Your Senses, in the following sections:

Psychosomosis - the Placebo and Nocebo Effects: Curing and Causing Disease with the Mind, in the following sections:

The False and Conflicting Experiences of Mankind: How Other Peoples' Experience Contradict Our Own Beliefs, in the following sections:

Astrology: Do Observed Positions of the Planets Influence Our Lives in Mystical Ways?, in the following sections:

Experiences of God are Illusions, Derived from Malfunctioning Psychological Processes, in the following sections:

Emotions Are Biological: How Biochemistry and Neurology Account for Feelings: 6. The Limbic System

The Limbic System: The Source of Emotions in the Human Brain

Alienation and Dangerous Sexual Deviation: Society's Reaction to Child Abuse Often Makes Things Worse: 4.1. Self-Suppression and Mental Health

Subjectivism and Phenomenology: Is Objective Truth Obtainable?: 4. Thinking Errors

The Importance of Current Events is Amplified by our Egos

Split Brain Studies: One Mind per Hemisphere

Political Power Struggles and Identity Reinforcement: Why are People Religious?

Scientific Theories Must Make Way for New Evidence: 1. Errors in Thinking: Cognitive Errors, Wishful Thinking and Sacred Truths

Pride and Ego as a Cause of Religion

Critical Thinking on Acupuncture: How Does it Work?: 4. The Placebo Effect

Self Mastery, Self Development and Lifestyle Improvement

Military Inspections: What's the point?

The Biology of Dreaming

Homocentricity or Anthropocentrism: Why Do Religions Think Humanity Is Central to God and Creation?

Does Homeopathy Work? What are the Risks and Dangers?: 6. So What is This 'Placebo Effect' Which Makes Homeopathy Seem Effective?

Religious Extremism: 1.1.4. Something Personal

Rationalism Versus Irrationality: Are Emotions Useful?

Religion and the Fear of Death

Why are Our Memories Unreliable?: 3. Thinking Errors

Simple Answers in a Complex World: What Causes Religion?

Pareidolia - Seeing False Patterns in Random Data: Faces in Toast, Bible Codes and Conspiracy Theories: 3. Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (HADD)

Altruism is an Illusion

Hallucinations, Sensory Deprivation and Fasting: The Physiological Causes of Religious and Mystical Experiences

The Future of Human Telepathy

Happiness and Religion: Does Belief Make You Happy Or Does Unhappiness Make You Believe?: 1.1. Do Unhappy People Become More Religious? Is it a Coping Mechanism?

Animism: 1. Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion)

Statistical Regression: Causes of Strange Beliefs and Pseudoscience

Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion and Superstition)

Some People Become Religious to Aid Motivation to Reform Their Behaviour: 1. Simple Answers in a Complex World

A Realistic Guide to Dream Interpretation: 1. The Elements of Dreams

Why Question Beliefs? Dangers of Placing Ideas Beyond Doubt, and Advantages of Freethought

The Forer (or Barnum) Effect

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