Sources: U.S. House, EPA, Growth Energy
quote: As far as being religious, it usually correlates with a lower IQ level according to studies, so I would want a smarter president.
quote: correlation on IQ and religiousity
quote: With all their other qualities being the same, a religious person is inferior to a non-religious person. Simple as that.
quote: In fact, there was a debate about that in the UK between Dawkins/Fry and the Church, where the Church convincingly lost.
quote: Science does not lose to religion in any argument based on facts by the way, and it never will by definition.
quote: However, history has shown us that overtly religious leaders have never benefited their people.
quote: Funny since most of the smartest people I know are religious and most of the ones that I know that fit the "dumb as a box of rocks" category are the non-religious ones.
quote: I am unaware of any studies performed with a sufficient level of rigor that would say one way or the other.
quote: Still there are a lot of very good aspects that Christianity can bring to people, but there also many bad aspects that causes people to believe in certain completely illogical things blindly....