Monday, June 5, 2017
Why Are Atheists Generally Smarter Than Religious People?
By Laura Geggel
For more than a millennium, scholars have noticed a curious correlation: Atheists tend to be more intelligent than religious people.
It's unclear why this trend persists, but researchers of a new study have an idea: Religion is an instinct, they say, and people who can rise above instincts are more intelligent than those who rely on them.
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