Uh-Oh. Belief in Heaven Linked to Higher Crime Rates.

A study from Azim Shariff at the University of Oregon and Mijke Rhemtulla at the University of Kansas has found that the more a country’s citizens believe in Hheaven, the higher the crime rate is. And theoretically, the more a country believes in the existence of hell, the lower that country’s crime rate is (although researchers admitted having a hard time finding a country where the number of people who believed in hell outweighed the number who believed in heaven) …

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