Some would argue they are not the same thing at all. When the study refers to “religious”, are they referring only to those who adhere to traditional organized religion?
Does all manner of religious experience count here?
For example, when you search for a film, we use your search information and location to show the most relevant cinemas near you.We also use this information to show you ads for similar films you may like in the future.This means that they might not all abide by these traditions, but it is still good to know this information.When you are dating a Muslim man or dating a Muslim woman, you will constantly be faced with their traditions and culture.The more someone went to church, the more they were viewed by the non-religious as lacking openness and were typically rated as a less desirable potential partner.
As vestiges of being religious went up, for the non-religious, potential partners’ attractiveness went down.In our model, Sentinels are most likely to be drawn to traditional organized religion, with Analysts being on the other side of the spectrum.It would be interesting to see if there was a differentiation between “religious” and “spiritual” while asking the same questions.What if one fancies him or herself as a spiritual adventurer as many in the New Age Movement do?That suggests some kind of openness to experience although there also may be a certain degree of dogma associated with it as well. That’s something you rarely hear anyone talk about or you may never have heard the phrase.