Despite thoughts of death, atheists’ convictions grow stronger

Thoughts of death increase Christians, Muslims, atheists and agnostics’ confidence in their own worldviews.

Researchers from the University of Missouri found morbid imagery can reinforce religious ideals by maintaining a focus on death and subconsciously encouraging the denials of opposing worldviews.

Read more at University of Missouri

Want to write?

Write an article and join a growing community of more than 100,900 academics and researchers from 3,222 institutions.

Register now