There is a phenomenon that shows that the higher the average intelligence of a nation the lower the amount of belief in God. Atheists like to point to this as some “proof” that God isn’t real… which is a pretty unintelligent attempt at disproving God. I find this claim silly. Yes, the lower IQ person might be more predisposed to believe in a supernatural force, but they are also more prone to misunderstanding of the deep and complex nature of spiritual theology. There is a reason the Catholic Church teaches and has a dogma, traditions, and laws. The average person looks to it as a guide because many people lack the IQ to dive into such deep subjects. However, if you look at the doctors of the Church, such as Aquinas, you will see brilliant intellect.
Let us also remember that intelligence, wisdom and knowledge are all separate things, however, they may overlap at times. There are plenty of intelligent people who are ignorant of things, and vise versa. Wisdom is the same. We can see examples riddled through history and in contemporary times of highly intelligent people who lack wisdom.
Or it could all be due to pride. If you discover that your intellect is 145 it may cause to look down on others and think of yourself as the most intelligent. And I tell you this, pride will always fog wisdom.
The point is, IQ isn’t everything. Yes, its true that you don’t want a real low IQ but the average person doesn’t need a genius level intellect to lead a good life. Let us also remember that extremely high levels of IQ can lead to higher chances of mental illness, despair, low social integration and isolation. It isn’t always a gift to be a genius. You will have geniuses and imbeciles on both sides of the spectrum so the argument that smart people don’t believe in God is a silly propostion. It speaks nothing to the truth.
There you have it. My unintelligent rambling about intelligence.