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« Reply #24: August 19, 2008, 09:58:46 pm »

They really ought to take a neurobiology class. 

Feelings and emotions most certainly are caused by the brain.  Drugs, alcohol, caffeine can make a person feel certain emotions by introducing chemicals into the bloodstream.  When the right chemicals are received by brain neurons, a certain emotion results.  Think depression drugs.

Naturally occuring chemicals in our bodies create emotions without drugs.

I wish I had of been smart enough to have thought of the example of drugs at the time. Unfortunately my intelligence on the matter of human biology went as far as me saying 'of course emotions are caused by the brain!'  and then went no further.
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