- Oct 31, 2012
- Reaction score
Though religion has been shown to have generally positive effects on normative ‘prosocial’ behavior, recent laboratory research suggests that these effects may be driven primarily by supernatural punishment. Supernatural benevolence, on the other hand, may actually be associated with less...
This peer reviewed research indicates that nations that have a higher belief in hell have lower crime rates.
I guess otherwise, all the godless would be burning, looting, rioting, every night.