In other news, the sea is wet, dogs bark, and bears poop in the woods.
Love this bit:
While atheists may see their disbelief as a private matter on a metaphysical issue, believers may consider atheists’ absence of belief as a public threat …
Atheists also tend to trust religious people more than they trust other atheists.
“Those people who did not identify with a religion still tended to find believers to be more trustworthy,” said the third co-author, Azim Shariff of the University of Oregon.
That’s because people trust “those who fear supernatural punishment,” Shariff added …
Althought this part I can readily believe:
… and because atheists aren’t especially vocal, powerful or connected.