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Comment 16 by Tyrosine :

I think that this is all largely down to the United States being completely unique in how it's turned God into big business. No other country on Earth has done this, or at least not to the same extent. You have big-buck pastors with enormous congregations, who use their influence to make a fortune. To maintain control and to bring more people to them, they have to make people believe that they need God. They convince people that the only way to find meaning in their lives is through God, and that as long as they have 'faith' that everything is going to be alright.

Dunno about that, mate. Nigeria seems to be making a fair attempt at this with its millionaire celebrity pastors.

Mon, 09 Jul 2012 10:58:09 UTC | #948800