Posted Online: Oct. 08, 2012, 1:01 pm
Independent Scholars to host Fisher
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Press release submitted by Narveen Aryaputri
"Religious Morality and Brain Chemistry" will be presented at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 by Charles Fisher, I.S.E. at the Moliine Commercial Club, 1530 5th Avenue, Moline.
Due to the very interesting topic, and the topical interest. ( forgive the play on words .. I could not resist ! !!)
By Charles Fisher
The punishment in Islam for the DSM-4 diagnosis of kleptomania is the removal of a hand. Recent research indicates that medications which suppress endorphins are effective in curbing the compulsions of a kleptomaniac. Bearing in mind the costs to society of each way of addressing this condition, is it time to rethink religious morals and their impact on culture? Come join a discussion of comparative religious morality as it is addressed by a modern psychological understanding of compulsive behavior.
Reference quote from The Koran:
" The Table 5:35
As to the thief, Male or female, cut off his or her hands: a punishment by way of example, from Allah, for their crime: and Allah is Exalted in power."
About the presenter:
Charles Fisher has his engineering degree from the University of Iowa and is a published author with books written in the techincal field of computer science. Charles is with Info Systesm at Alcoa and is a resident of Rock Island.
Independent Scholars Evenings. 7.00 p.m.
1530 Fifth Avenue. Moline. Illinois
Doors open at 6.30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Dress code: business casual.
Elevators are located through the 16th. Street entrance.
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