Friday, 13 June 2008

Intelligent people 'less likely to believe in God'

Telegraph UK, Announces that people with higher IQ are less likely to believe in God.

Professor Lynn said religious belief had declined in the 20th century

Professor Richard Lynn, emeritus professor of psychology at Ulster University, said many more members of the "intellectual elite" considered themselves atheists than the national average.

A decline in religious observance over the last century was directly linked to a rise in average intelligence, he claimed.

But the conclusions - in a paper for the academic journal Intelligence - have been branded "simplistic" by critics.

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