Brain has carrot and stick to teach us how to behave
Illusion of choice: addiction may hijack the part of the brain that helps us make good decisions Monkey Business Images/REX/ShutterstockBy Andy CoghlanYou made a choice and it didn’t turn out too well. How will your brain ensure you do better next time? It seems there’s a hub in the brain that doles out rewards and punishments to reinforce vital survival...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark