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Why religious people are 'nicer'

October 03, 2008
It took scientists more than three decades to come to a conclusion which atheists might find hard to believe -- religious people are 'nicer'.

A major study, published in the Science journal, has revealed that people, who believe in God and frequently attend religious services as well as offer prayers, are more helpful, honest and generous.

Image: A girl prays to goddess Saraswati during Saraswati Puja.
Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

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