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|+||It seems that believing in something - and perhaps the related communal support - has a [[https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-human-beast/201212/are-religious-people-healthier|measurable effect on health]]|
|+||So, if one is to be a naturalist, this must be explained. The evolutionary advantages of communal, supportive living are obvious. However, it could be that our brains evolved with a robust belief system and to not use it is to allow your overall health to atrophy in important ways.|