Religion is Not Just a Placebo

I recently wrote about empirical evidence which might identify a correct understanding of the practices of prayer and laying on hands. While researching this topic I encountered a video in which Sam Harris, a famous atheist, acknowledges some benefits of religion. This includes but is not limited to the fact that religion can act like … Read more Religion is Not Just a Placebo

Empirical Research May Back Prayer and Laying on Hands

An interesting study out of Carnegie Mellon found that hugs can “help ease the negative impact of personal setbacks like a disagreement with a friend, or being turned down for a promotion at work.” It’s also well-known that skin-to-skin contact is developmentally beneficial for infants as part of a birth plan. It seems to me that … Read more Empirical Research May Back Prayer and Laying on Hands