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July 22, 2022

BONUS EPISODE PREVIEW: Experiencing Awe w/Dr.Yuval Laor

BONUS EPISODE PREVIEW: Experiencing Awe w/Dr.Yuval Laor

This is just a preview of our Patreon exclusive B…


This is just a preview of our Patreon exclusive Bonus episode, you can hear the episode in its entirety by becoming a member at: www.patreon.com/indoctrination Dr. Yuval Laor is a prominent behavioral and cultural scientist who studies evolutionary biology and religion. A graduate of Tell Aviv University and specializing in religious fever and awe, he is highly influential in the world of academic cult studies. Yuval returns to the show to share with Rachel some of his findings on temporal lobe epilepsy and the hyper-religiosity it can induce. He goes on to explain the personality traits of those who suffer from this condition and how they coincide with those of cult leaders. Throughout the conversation, Rachel confirms some of the neurological conclusions Yuval outlines by comparing them to her own experience working with cult survivors. Thanks so much to our Patrons for making this episode possible!