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Do Atheists 'have higher IQs'???

By Shaun Gibson, published on Oct 19, 2013

...intelligence as the ‘ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend complex ideas, learn quickly, and learn from experience’.

In their conclusions, they said: ‘Most extant explanations (of a negative relation) share one central theme - the premise that religious beliefs are irrational, not anchored in science, not testable and, therefore, unappealing to intelligent people who ‘know better’.

‘Intelligent people typically spend more time in school - a form of self-regulation that may yield long-term benefits.

‘More intelligent people... (more)

Tags: religion, education, christian, atheists, smart, religious beliefs, atheism and freedom of mind, billy connolly, intelligence, religion and your mind, religion destroys god, the pe

Your Personal Inheritance

By Randy Mitchell, published on May 16, 2013

The word “inheritance” can mean so many different things. Most initially think about money, or material possessions after their parent(s) or close relatives die and pass their belongings along. However, it can also mean what religious, political, and socioeconomic status you belong to and believe in throughout your entire life. And as the ol’ saying goes, “We are what we are born into.”

But what about individualism?

When you think about where you were born and the beliefs your parents or guardians raised you with, more than likely, you grew up living with those... (more)

Tags: beliefs, randy mitchell, inheritance, personal belief systems, religious beliefs, political beliefs

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