The higher your level of education, the less religious you are

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Keywords: God, Education, Beliefs[ edit ].



“Apart from the elite scientists of the American and British academies, has it been shown that in the general population atheists tend to be among the most educated and intelligent? Several studies have been published on the statistical relationship between religiosity and educational attainment, or religiosity and IQ. In "How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science", Michael Shermer describes a major survey he conducted with his colleague Frank Sulloway among randomly selected Americans.”

Richard Dawkins, To put an end to God, Robert Laffont, Paris, 2008.


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