Sunday, June 05, 2005

I sing the body electric

Researchers recently took brain scans of young people in love. Not sexual attraction, mind you, but real gaga head-over-heels love. The researchers showed love-smitten subjects pictures of their beloved and watched a deep little nuggest of the brain light up like a Christmas tree. No big surprise, of course. We might say "What I feel for you is beyond physical," but everything we think or feel is embodied in flesh.

What about faith in God, the subject of this week's Musing? Are we hardwired to believe?