Tell someone that 95% of Doctorate level scientists are atheist, and you immediately run into a whole host of ticked-off believers who say, "No, I can find a LOT of scientists that still believe." So you find out more, and realize, hey, about half of people who self-identify as "scientists" really do believe in a higher power. Hmm. So you remind them that that includes all scientists, not the ones who are at the Doctorate level. And then they find some statistic that tells them 33% of college graduates believe in God. And you push them further, because you know "college graduate" doesn't mean Doctorate level. About as far as I've gotten with anyone is getting them to admit that yes, once you find Doctorate Level graduates of prestigious schools who are actively doing research in scientific fields, 95% of them are atheist.
And I just have this to say:
Did you notice that as the intelligence level of the individual increased, so too did the percentage that were atheist?
Now I'm not calling believers stupid, but..........well, I don't know how to finish that.
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Ask yourself this wouldn't the world be insane without god or any type of religion? People look up to it, to do good in life not murder, steal, or lie. I mean yea there are people who do these things. But the world would be crazy if there wasn't any type of religion. People do good in life because they were grown up to think that there is an after life like heaven and if you have done good in life you go there but... If your bad you go to hell.. But do you ever think that maybe religion is just to keep people controlled or sane?