Friday, October 1, 2010

David Brin on how religious literacy is greatest among outsiders

Sort of like how the more you know about sex, the scarier it is and the less you're likely to engage in it without thinking first.

in reference to:

"A new survey of Americans' knowledge of religion found that atheists, agnostics, Jews and Mormons outperformed Protestants and Roman Catholics in answering questions about major religions, while many respondents could not correctly give the most basic tenets of their own faiths."
- Daily Kos: I tweat? More Science! And a Rally for Adulthood. (view on Google Sidewiki)