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The Serial Killer Test: Biases Against Atheists Emerge in Study

posted on August 8, 2017

The New York Times’s Benedict Carey reports that a new study suggests most people around the world presume that serial killers are more likely to be atheists than believers. The report, which appeared in the journal Nature Human Behaviour, surveyed more than 3,000 people . Carey writes, “The findings suggest that, despite declining attendance at churches, mosques and temples in many communities, the cultural tenet that religion is a bulwark against immorality remains intact, experts said, even in those who deny it explicitly.”

Read at The New York Times