More Darwin

February 2009

In countries where food is plentiful, health care is universal and housing is accessible, people believe less in God than in those countries where their lives are insecure. A belief in God, and rejection of evolution, [research suggests], is most valuable in those societies that are most subject to Darwinian pressures.

— The Economist, Charles Darwin's revolution is unfinished

(Charles Darwin was born February 12th 1809, making this very near his bicentennial.)