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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.)