How Critical Thinkers Lose Their Faith in God

“Religious belief drops when analytical thinking rises.

“Why are some people more religious than others? Answers to this question often focus on the role of culture or upbringing.  While these influences are important, new research suggests that whether we believe may also have to do with how much we rely on intuition versus analytical thinking.”

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-critical-thinkers-lose-faith-god/

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