The Chronic Dependence of Popular Religiosity upon Dysfunctional Psychosociological Conditions

  title={The Chronic Dependence of Popular Religiosity upon Dysfunctional Psychosociological Conditions},
  author={Gregory Paul},
  journal={Evolutionary Psychology},
  • G. Paul
  • Published 1 July 2009
  • Sociology
  • Evolutionary Psychology
Better understanding the nature, origin and popularity of varying levels of popular religion versus secularism, and their impact upon socioeconomic conditions and vice versa, requires a cross national comparison of the competing factors in populations where opinions are freely chosen. Utilizing 25 indicators, the uniquely extensive Successful Societies Scale reveals that population diversity and immigration correlate weakly with 1st world socioeconomic conditions, and high levels of income… 

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