Originally posted by stellspalfieIs 6 pts actually statistically significant? I have certainly heard of this research before but never seen the source. Could you link to it?
""we skeptics and unbelievers are more educated and intelligent"is an elitist position of arrogance".
i never actually said that. i was pointing out a statistic that says on AVERAGE!!! atheists tend to be more intelligent. its actually only about 6pts in difference. i just wondered how people on here would react to that knowledge. ive never mentioned a ...[text shortened]... e if universities adopted it to award degrees. good for linen, bad for grading intelligence.
Originally posted by robbie carrobieI bet you haven't read the Quran, which is probably read more than the Bible is.
indeed, I always find it somewhat ironic that those calming to be erudite by secular
standards know next to nothing about the most widely distributed book in the entire
history of humanity, tragically comical even.
Originally posted by stellspalfieFirst of all, the studies almost certainly relate IQ to religiosity, not intelligence to religiosity. Do not confuse IQ with intelligence.
there have been lots of studies linking lower intelligence with religious views. on average the more religious a person is the lower their intelligence is likely to be.
Originally posted by twhiteheadi have a digital copy somewhere lying around, it had an audio of Arabic and English
I bet you haven't read the Quran, which is probably read more than the Bible is.
Originally posted by FabianFnaswell, gee whiz, how could I possibly understand it, after all, I must be one of those people you describe as having low education.
Did you read all of my posting? Did you understand it?
Originally posted by RJHindsyes that just why i have consistently kicked your butt up and the down the forum with
Your problem seems to be that you know of the Holy Bible and what the
Watchtower Society says about the Holy Bible, but you neither know or
understand what is in the Holy Bible.
Originally posted by stellspalfieyes you would, but how many are there actually for you to read, the Bible (contains the
if we are going down that road. wouldnt we all need to read every book of every religion before we choose which to believe or dismiss. shouldnt believers read every paper ever written on evolution before they debunk it. by the way i have read the bible* from front to back!!!!!!!!!!!!
*the childrens illustrated condensed version, no laughing its valid!!!
Originally posted by twhiteheadThere has over the years been a lot of concern regarding IQ results in the third world surrounding the fact that the tests have been developed in the west and may have some cultural bias.
First of all, the studies almost certainly relate IQ to religiosity, not intelligence to religiosity. Do not confuse IQ with intelligence.
Secondly, there is also a well known correlation between poverty and religiosity and correlations between third world countries and religiosity and culture and religiosity.
So, before you jump to the conclusion that ...[text shortened]... on for the correlation, but rather the correlation is a result of a number of different factors.
Originally posted by SuzianneThe first paragraph I wrote was:
well, gee whiz, how could I possibly understand it, after all, I must be one of those people you describe as having low education.
Don't patronize me. Of course I read it, and of course I understand it. My education surpasses the third grade, after all. Your prejudice is insulting.
Originally posted by robbie carrobiethats it boys turn the other cheek. nice to see a bit of christian on christian action.
yes that just why i have consistently kicked your butt up and the down the forum with
pure unassailable logic and reason based on the sacred text, not like you with your
neoplatonic extra biblical pagan doctrines, suck it up fatboy, you have no idea who
Originally posted by stellspalfiethe Christ made a rope whip an literally kicked the money changers out of the temple,
thats it boys turn the other cheek. nice to see a bit of christian on christian action.
Originally posted by Penguin6pts? probably not id say. my wifes way more than 6 above me, but can she find her way around a map or explain the offside rule in soccer, or reverse park, nope!! (sexism used purely for comedic effect)
Is 6 pts actually statistically significant? I have certainly heard of this research before but never seen the source. Could you link to it?
Originally posted by robbie carrobiepardon? christ did what??? are you getting confused with chuck norris (joking)
the Christ made a rope whip an literally kicked the money changers out of the temple,
no excuses, no weak and whiny Christians who tolerate turning the spirituality forum
into a cave of robbers and especially no materialism! Your vain assertions of turning
the other cheek under such circumstances seems somewhat, badly conceived. Pity