Parasites in nature use mind control techniques that put politicians and alphabet agencies to shame.
Parasites, through release of complex chemical cocktails, employ mind control techniques that put politicians and alphabet agencies to shame
Some parasites know how to zombify their hosts, change their gender, make them alter their behavior and appearance, and even commit suicide
The better known mind-controlling parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, tricks infected rats into being attracted to cats, the parasite’s final hosts
People infected by toxoplasma tend to act more reckless and distracted, and there is a strong correlation between toxoplasma infection and schizophrenia and other mental disorders in humans
Behavior of biological parasites offers insights into social interactions in human society and highlights the importance of protecting ourselves from predators, both physically and spiritually