Highly Religious People Are Less Motivated by Compassion Than Are Non-Believers, University of California, Berkeley (CAL) Study  
5/1/2012 7:20:12 AM

"Love thy neighbor" is preached from many a pulpit. But new research from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that the highly religious are less motivated by compassion when helping a stranger than are atheists, agnostics and less religious people.