Friday, July 25, 2014

Freakonomics Podcast on Religion and Happiness

The latest Freakonomics podcast discusses the relationship between religion and happiness.  Go here to listen.  Data reveal a strong positive correlation between religious participation and happiness, but it is surprisingly difficult to identify a causal relationship between the two.  Religion can make people happy, but happy people may be more inclined to be religious.  The podcast discusses this complexity with its usual wit and humor.

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