Does Believing in God Make You Dumb?

Are you a dummy for believing in God? There’s a new study out whose authors claim to have found a correlation between religion and a lower IQ. “Atheists typically fancy themselves to be an intelligent bunch, so it’ll hearten them to know that a recent review of decades of research over 63 studies has found that atheists are on average more intelligent than believers. Intelligence is defined as the ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend complex ideas, learn quickly, and learn from experience.”

  • Alstry

    Religon is simply a system we trust. We are a society of religious people. Even aethiests are subscribers to the religion of no religion. Whatever system we trust is the religion de jour. But when most of our systems are breaking down, it’s time to