religion


born religious or not
There has been some previous research that suggested that people who hold strong religious beliefs are more intuitive and less analytical, and when they think more analytically their religious beliefs decrease. This opens up an interesting question – are they born that way, or do they simply inherit this modality? It […]

Are some people born religious?



persecution
The Psychologist Valerie Tarico wrote an interesting article in RawStory last Sept entitled … Here’s why right-wing Christians think they are America’s most persecuted In there she discusses the truly weird belief that a recent poll found within the right-wing belief community … A recent Pew study found that white American […]

Why are Christians in the US the most persecuted minority?



religious discrimination
Well hey, its Halloween, so let’s go for a Satanic Temple themed posting. In reality, this is a posting about religiously inspired discrimination. You might perhaps be tempted to think that an article dated 31st Oct about a Satan themed cake is simply a Halloween spoof. It is perhaps true […]

Religions Discrimination: Ordering Satan-themed cakes – #SatanCakes



weird religious news - darwin banned in Turkish education 1
When thinking about weird religious news during the past seven days, perhaps one of the weirdest to go public was yet another end-of-the-world prediction. The weird bit is not that the prediction popped up, but rather that some took it seriously and some media outlets vigorously promoted it. Since I’ve already […]

Weekly Weird Religious News