A new study has people of all faiths and the non-religious alike talking.
According to Phys.org, a study published in the journal, “Current Biology” found that children growing up in non-religious households were significantly more likely to share than children who grew up in religious homes.
The study involved 1,100 children between the ages of 5 and 12 from a wide range of ethnicities and religious backgrounds.
Researchers speculate that part of the findings may be due to “moral licensing” where practicing a religion can make one less concerned about immoral behavior.
A new study is in the works which will include more children from an even broader range of countries.
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