Laura was our gift and sidelines buyer.
As a "non-believer," I'm always looking for new ways in which to think about or
explain the phenomenon that is FAITH. While Wade's perspective, that we are
essentially genetically programmed to embrace religion, may in some ways raise
more questions than it answers, he adds another voice to what I consider to be
an extremely important discourse.
Could sanity in fact be a "handicap" in times of crisis? Ghaemi combines historical evidence with current psychiatric research to arrive at an interesting conclusion: certain types of "insanity" may actually be beneficial when navigating through difficult circumstances. A provocative assertion, and a new and refreshing perspective with which to view mental illness.