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Is religion an evolved domain or instinct?

The question about why more intelligent people tend to be atheistic dates back to the times of Romans and Ancient Greeks. The link between intelligence and religion can be explained if religion is considered an instinct, ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Accurate, affordable weather forecasting

The first known rainfall records were kept by the Ancient Greeks, in about 500 B.C. Some 100 years later, people in India used bowls to record the rainfall. The readings were used as a basis for land taxes.

dateMar 01, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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