Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Psychology and Self Control

He and a fellow psychologist at the University of Miami, Brian Willoughby, have reviewed eight decades of research and concluded that religious belief and piety promote self-control.


The intrinsically religious people have higher self-control, but the extrinsically religious do not.


Quotes from here.

While I don't buy much of this type research, perhaps some secularists may find some of the findings interesting.

For discovery of the fountain and fruit of self-control, try reading Galatians 5. :)

1 comment:

  1. Sword,
    If they would have gone to Galatians 5 to begin with they could have saved a lot of time in understanding this truth.

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