Friday, August 18, 2006
God would be an atheist
""Drawing on a wide range of studies to cross-match faith – measured by belief in God and acceptance of evolution – with homicide and sexual behavior, Paul found that secular societies have lower rates of violence and teenage pregnancy than societies where many people profess belief in God.""
Very intereseting study here. Makes you wonder what organized religion is really even good for? I am not sure why but it really does not surprise me much that the less religious a soceity is, the less violence they have. Then again the purpose of organized religion has always been control... not something all that new, interesting to see in a scientific study none the less.
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