religion is not universal

Deric Bownds’s Mind Blog: Religion thrives when the majority seek the aid and protection of supernatural powers… Because they are impoverished as in the third- and second-world countries. Or in the case of the United States, the most religious and creationist first-world country, because the majority of Americans fear losing their middle-class status as a result of limited government support, high levels of social pathology, and intense economic competition and income disparity.