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Response to Phillip McCleod (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 09:24 AM

20. Why this study is bullshit.

A good percentage of believers turn to God and prayer in times of stress. I don't know how many, but I imagine a well designed survey could give us a good idea. Now we are talking about people deciding to pray when they have stress, not being asked a question about their beliefs.
This study did not determine what these rowers actually think about when in stress, they gauged their response to a question they were asked. Who knows what the non-believers were doing, the study certainly didn't ask. Were they meditating, training, thinking about Kate Upton? The study is badly designed and doesn't show us that non-believers turn to science at all.

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