Sukkot commemorates the time when the Jewish people wandered in the desert and lived in temporary shelters. It's a harvest festival, and during this weeklong celebration we spend time outdoors in a sukkah, a makeshift structure covered with branches to look just like the huts our ancestors used. It's also a chance to move beyond the material comforts of home to connect with family and nature.
Study Links Religious Belief To Poor Understanding Of Physical World
The study results are not particularly surprising, and merely confirm what many others have long suspected: Religious and supernatural beliefs are often associated with poor reasoning skills and low information about the natural world.