A friend recently asked why it matters that creationists are inundating the internet with misinformation, illogic, and bigotry. That is such a big question that I started this blog.
Numerous studies demonstrate an inverse or negative correlation between religiosity and:
An inverse or negative correlation indicates that as one variable goes up, the other variable goes down. So, those who are not religious are more likely to be intelligent, highly educated, science educated, liberal, evolutionists, and vice versa.
Correlation does not necessarily indicate causation. Thus, lack of intelligence might result in an individual’s choosing the simplest expanation because unable to fully comprehend concepts, whereas choosing the simplest explanation does not cause a reduction in intellectual potential.