Published on Dec 1, 2017
"So much for religious people being more righteous than non-believers.
Sure-to-be-controversial new research shows that religious and non-religious people are equally likely to misbehave. The only difference between the groups is that religious people show stronger emotional reactions to moral and immoral deeds.
“To our knowledge, it’s the first study that directly assesses how morality plays out in people’s everyday lived experience,” Dr. Linda Skitka, a psychologist at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the co-author of a paper describing the research, said in a written statement."
Read more from Macrina Cooper-White at The Huffington Post here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/religious-more-moral-atheists_n_5822492.html
Cenk Uygur (http://www.twitter.com/cenkuygur) host of The Young Turks (http://www.twitter.com/theyoungturks) breaks down the morality study. Do the findings surprise you at all? Tell us what you think in the comment section below.