Meditation Makes You More Liberal-Study

Source: Huff Post, by Richard Schiffman.

God is not on anyone’s side. Or, rather, God is on the side of Truth. And Truth is not the exclusive possession of any particular group or political ideology.

There have been some fascinating studies about the effects of meditation in recent years. Buddhist monks and Trappist friars have been hooked up to EEG machines to record subtle changes in their brainwaves during their spiritual practices. Scores of clinical trials have also been conducted to assess the impact of meditation and prayer on physiological processes ranging from blood pressure and immune system response to recovery rates from surgery. But until now scientists have not explored the impact of meditation on that most un-meditative of all disciplines: politics.

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Categories: Meditation, Research, Science

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