If I gave you 15 seconds you could come up with a pat evolutionary just-so story to account for this, speculating on what reproductive advantage it serves.
Lennox tells about discovering the damage an atheist worldview does. He saw it firsthand in Communist Eastern Europe, and he saw what it does to rationality.
“I owe him an immense amount because although he wasn’t a scientist, he understood science. He understood the implications and the philosophy of science.”
Physicist John Polkinghorne says that the reduction of mental events to physics and chemistry destroys meaning.
Many remember David Hume as a pioneering freethinker who saw through the superstition and sectarian dogmatism of religion.