Religion as belief versus religion as fact
S.I. Dutch 2002 Journal of Geoscience Education v50 no2 p137-144
This article contrasts science with religion, specifically with dogmatic beliefs about the role of scripture and the belief in miracles from which Young-Earth Creationism springs. Creationism is just part of a larger problem, however. Pseudoscience is popular with the public because most people don't really believe in cause and effect and they have trouble learning about causality in turn because their limited higher-order reasoning abilities.