In the Image of Us Created We Him?

A new study suggests that humans tend to project onto God their own beliefs. In other words, you are likely to imagine that the Almighty has the same opinions about gay rights, Barack Obama, and Afghanistan that you do. At True/Slant Ryan Sager comments:

Epley found that when people contemplated God’s opinions, their brains activated similarly to when they were contemplating their own opinions — the same was not true when they contemplated the opinions of other people. So, what does it mean? Well, as they say: “God created man in his own image and man, being a gentleman, returned the favor.”

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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