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Thinking of God Makes People Bigger Risk-Takers

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The findings were clear: When the ad included a reference to God, people clicked on the skydiving (nonmoral risk) ad more often, but they clicked on the bribing (moral risk) less often. People clicked about the same number of times on the computer games ad, with or without a mention of God.

Religion increases nonmoral risk and decreases moral risk. 

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