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Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds

Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds | Kinsanity | Scoop.it
Religious belief appears to have negative influence on children’s altruism and judgments of others’ actions even as parents see them as ‘more empathetic’

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How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind

Some religious beliefs can create habitual thought patterns that actually alter brain function, making it difficult for people to heal or grow.

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Jocelyn Stoller's curator insight, October 31, 2014 3:24 PM

Any shame-based indoctrination can have this effect on young minds.

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Religious people are less intelligent than atheists, according to analysis of scores of scientific studies stretching back over decades

Religious people are less intelligent than atheists, according to analysis of scores of scientific studies stretching back over decades | Kinsanity | Scoop.it
A new review of 63 scientific studies stretching back over decades has concluded that religious people are less intelligent than non-believers.

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Tom Hauck's curator insight, August 14, 2013 1:58 AM

Well...there ya go... God makes us a bunch of dummies... Who knew..?

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