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(Psych Central News) A provocative new study from the University of California, Berkeley suggests highly religious individuals are less likely to help a stranger than less religious people. In three experiments, researchers discovered the highly religious are less motivated by compassion when helping a stranger than are atheists, agnostics and less religious people. Paradoxically, social scientists found that [...]

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