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Why Are Atheists Generally Smarter Than Religious People?
06-11-2017, 08:31 AM
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Why Are Atheists Generally Smarter Than Religious People?
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.

"Intelligence — in rationally solving problems — can be understood as involving overcoming instinct and being intellectually curious and thus open to non-instinctive possibilities,"

https://www.livescience.com/59361-why-ar...uffer99bfa
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06-11-2017, 03:57 PM
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RE: Why Are Atheists Generally Smarter Than Religious People?
Bit misleading. Article should be named "Why Are Atheists Generally Thought Smarter Than Religious People?"

-DFB

Subject: I have a black cat.
Believer: Black cats are bad luck.
Non-believer: It's just a cat.
Crackpot: Black cats are part of the New World Order government conspiracy.
Skeptic: I can test if black cats are more or less lucky than another cat.
Cynic: You only have a black cat to gain power and prestige.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9iIf4tFoyE
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06-12-2017, 06:22 AM
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RE: Why Are Atheists Generally Smarter Than Religious People?
The brain is like a sponge and is developing in the direction of thinking.
if by directing them to a religion ready to block and do not develop properly in a logical way.


možgani so kot goba in se razvijajo v smeri razmišljanja.
če jih usmerjaš v neko vero jih pripraviš,da se blokirajo in ne razvijajo v pravilno logično smer.
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