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"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. ~ Albert Einstein"

The Hypnotic Power of Charismatic Religion

Whatever else you think about charismatic preachers, they have a dramatic power over their audience. While their followers believe them to have special powers, a new brain imaging study led by Uffe Schjødt at Aarhus University in Denmark suggests that it’s all just a product of their imagination.

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..Is all that we see or seem,
but a dream within a dream.
Edgar Allan Poe