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Fear of gods’ wrath propelled growth of societies – In the news

John Kerr posted in on February 11th, 2016.

Belief in the wrath of judgemental gods spurred the expansion of human societies, suggests a new study co-authored by New Zealanders. The researchers interviewed hundreds of people from eight diverse communities around the world – including Vanuatu and Fiji – who practised a wide range of religions. Studying people playing economic games, they found that […]

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