Childhood indoctrination

Our beliefs are quite probably a direct reflection of early indoctrination. Individuals are most likely indoctrinated during the early stages of their moral and intellectual development. Although dogmatic, such indoctrination would appear acceptable, because revered by one's peers. An individual could thus be programmed to become anything imaginable, from a Tibetan monk to a kamikaze pilot. The power of indoctrination is illustrated by the willingness of individuals to die for contingent...