Secular bigotry

One of the more arrogant claims of that group of people who call themselves the new atheists is that people who profess religious faith are less intelligent than people like themselves, who believe that the unimaginable complexity of the Universe is merely the result of an infinite series of fortunate accidents. However, a recent review of Nobel Prize winners over the past century reveals that 78.3% of the prizes for peace, 72.5% of the prizes for chemistry, 65.3% of the prizes for physics, 62% of the prizes for medicine and 54% for economics were awarded to people who professed Christian faith.
We’re all familiar with religious bigotry, but it makes one think that perhaps the most virulant form of bigotry thes days is secular bigotry.

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