Does Climate Determine Your Religious Belief?

Does Climate Determine Your Religious Belief?

A tough climate might make for tough men and women, but with history and social forces on its side, it will also most likely make for a pretty tough god.

That’s according to a study out today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which suggests one can predict with a high level of accuracy whether a society has a moralizing high god—one thought to govern reality, intervene in our affairs, and enforce or at least support moral behavior—using ecological data in conjunction with just a few political, economic, and agricultural measures.  read the article here