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Comment 2 by Jay G :

"The report said researchers found belief in God is higher among older people regardless of where they live."

There's a shocker. Some people start to believe in God as they get older and can see the "end".

A book I read once on attachment theory explained it as a side effect of watching all your friends die and losing connections with people.

My grandmother attended church regularly as she got older, though she wasn't a believer. It was mostly so that she could be around other elderly people who were pretty much there for the same reason.

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 20:03:07 UTC | #935537