03 Jun '17, 6am
And, of course, a solid night’s sleep is infinitely better than any concept of heaven. https://t.co/xrUSVel3WG
Hey there moms and dads pulling out your hair and swearing you’ll sell your soul to god or the devil if your toddler will just go the eff to sleep, there’s no need to draw up that contract with Jesus (or the Prince of Darkness) just yet… New research shows U.S. parents are now more than ever raising children without religion in the home — and, spoiler alert: they may be raising more moral children than those raising children in dogmatic, traditionally religious environments. (You may still pull your hair out, though, because KIDS SUCK.) The research supports what many parents already know—religion isn’t necessary, caffeine and alcohol are. And in many cases, religion, unlike coffee, is a barrier from getting shit done. That’s not to say Christmas is going anywhere anytime soon, so don’t spend that tax return just yet– but according to Phil Zuckerman, professor of sociology...