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← Belief in God found in decline

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Comment 5 by Graxan :

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".

This may certainly be true to an extent but also consider that the older members of society had less access to information growing up (e.g. no internet etc.) and the church was more culturally embedded in society.

I think it's likely this. I think the digital age we live in has given more people access to information, knowledge and the perspective of others. It's only natural some will begin to make more informed decisions about the world, the universe and the divine (or lack there of!).

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 20:23:05 UTC | #935545