reminds me of someone who said that religious uniformity us not a necessary sign of social stability… if i’m not mistaken another said nations with more religious diversity tend to display more tolerance (and perhaps non-violence) to non-conformists (outsiders, that is)…
The results are in: Religion can in fact make you stupid. New studies from America show that the concentration on religion combined with the lack of science classes in schools and universities brings us back to a medieval state of knowledge.
You would think that in this time and age the intelligence of human beings is always evolving. That people question everything they hear and have the capacity for learning, abstract thought and logic. But in some religious countries it´s quite the opposite, one of them: the USA. In June “Gallup” released a poll to examine the level of scientific knowledge in the USA and the results are shocking. “Gallup” revealed that
– 42% of Americans still believe that god created earth and all humans while they were present
– 72% of Republicans don´t trust scientists and science in general
– 25% of American biology teachers insist that…
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