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UC Berkeley Study: Highly Religious People Less Motivated by Compassion Than Non-Believers

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
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“Love thy neighbor” is preached from many a pulpit. But new research from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that the highly religious are less motivated by compassion when helping a stranger than are atheists, agnostics and less religious people. In three experiments, social scientists found that compassion consistently drove less religious people to be more generous.

Read more at: newscenter.berkeley.edu

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