Thursday, January 13, 2011

Robert Rowthorn: Bad Science of the Day

Bet he also believes that if he thinks of a unicorn, it will magically appear.

Robert Rowthorn, an economics professor at Cambridge University, said studies showed that more religious people tended to have more children.

This, coupled with the existence of a genetic predisposition in some towards belief, led him to speculate that religion could spread.

Writing in the journal Proceedings of the The Royal Society B, he cited a worldwide study showing that the more religious had more children.

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