Ever wondered why Jesus is worshipped but Superman isn’t?

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Ever wondered why Jesus is worshipped but Superman isn’t?

A new study has addressed centuries-old questions about how and why some beings turn into deities

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Why do people revere religious deities more than superheroes and fictional characters?

A new University of Otago study published in the scientific journal Plos One has addressed centuries-old questions about how and why supernatural beings are worshipped.

The “Mickey Mouse problem” commonly referenced in religious psychology refers to the difficulty in predicting which supernatural beings are capable of eliciting belief and religious devotion...

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