This page on Wikipedia claims rather surprisingly that: This list comprises laureates of the Nobel Prize who self-identified as atheist, agnostic, freethinker or otherwise nonreligious at some point in their lives.[2] Many of these laureates were identified with a religion earlier in life. By one estimate, between 1901-2000 about 10.5% of all laureates, and 35% […]

Amitai Shenhav, David G. Rand, and Joshua D. Greene – Divine Intuition Cognitive Style Influences Belief in God A very interesting study. Be sure to also check out Greene’s website wich has a lot of useful material. Also, thanks to Gene Expression for letting me no about this study. Edited to add Here is the […]

I red these today and needed an easy way to share them. Enjoy. Christopher Eppig, Corey L. Fincher and Randy Thornhill – Parasite prevalence and the worldwide distribution of cognitive ability Christopher Hassall, Thomas N. Sherratt – Statistical inference and spatial patterns in correlates of IQ Donald I. Templer, Hiroko Arikawa – Temperature, skin color, […]

  ————– Introduction In this essay I will explore the two major competing nomenclatures concerned with the definition of atheism, theism and agnosticism. Then I will argue that the new nomenclature is to be preferred. Then I discuss various issues with atheism/theism and agnosticism. After that I reveal a questionnaire that one can use to […]

An agnostic opening post and my rebuttal. The debate can be found here. Opening post: “I was a Christian only as a young teenager. Eventually I left the faith, but since that time the issues of religion have always been of importance to me. I became increasingly interested in comparative religious studies, and in philosophy, […]