Hijacking Back Your Brain from Porn
Last week I wrote about the physiological dimension of addiction to pornography. New brain research suggests it is as strong as addiction to cocaine and heroin because of its unique combination of stimulant and opiate. Pornography lays down real physiological paths in the brain. All sexual experience tends to migrate to these paths.
I concluded that none of this brain research takes God by surprise. He designed the interplay between the brain and the soul. Discoveries of the connections between physical and spiritual reality do not nullify either.
Don’t Be Part of Abolishing Man
So don’t let this new brain research make you think of yourself as mere flesh and chemicals. This is the great myth of the modern world — what C. S. Lewis called the abolition of man. This is the theory that human thought is nothing but movement in the brain. It is a theory developed…