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Fumesucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-11-09 06:06 AM
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121. The fact that different nations vary widely in the level of belief of their populations..
Makes it fairly clear that this so called "God Spot" is really just the portion of the brain which we use to deal with moral questions.

Religious belief varies widely, from well under twenty percent in Iceland to over ninety percent in certain Middle Eastern nations.

Since humans are remarkably similar genetically, it therefore seems evident to me that belief or lack of such in the supernatural is largely determined by culture.

Also, the fact that religious belief has declined by eleven percent in the last eighteen years in the USA makes it clear that culture has far more to do with religiosity than does genetics, the genetics of the US has certainly not changed eleven percent in the last eighteen years.

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