Can any parasites control your brain?

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Offline thedoc

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Can any parasites control your brain?
« on: 31/07/2015 11:48:24 »
Meet the parasites that can take over mind and body, zombifying their victims!

Read the article then tell us what you think...
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Re: Can any parasites control your brain?
« Reply #1 on: 02/08/2015 02:09:19 »
There are invertebrate and vertebrate parasites. No invertebrate parasites have been found like Toxoplasmosis gondii which control human brains like T. Gondii makes mice unafraid of cats.

That being said the vertebrates which sell guns and tobacco are obvious examples of parasites who control the brains of many sufficiently weak minded human beings.

Finally the articles cite two papers which associate T. Gondii with Schizophrenia and Suicide in humans. Pshaw! Association is NOT causation.

I, myself, am preparing a paper which shows a 100% Association with mental illness and eating ham and eggs.
« Last Edit: 02/08/2015 04:51:59 by Pecos_Bill »