Why religion can flourish even when it is provably false – Science shows that human children are easily indoctrinated
This quick science experiment shows that human children are strangely easy to indoctrinate. Apparently human children can be indoctrinated with any sort of nonsense, if the video is to be believed:
Vicky Horner, who worked on the study, added: “All the children blindly copied everything I did, perhaps because as humans we’re predisposed to copy adults.
This is likely the source of religion’s persistence. Human children will accept any nonsense from if it comes from an adult.