Perpetual Becoming, help us not to look down our noses at those who do not believe as we do and keep us both mindful and grateful for all who seek to do good in the world.
Poll: Many people think it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values. This position is highly prevalent, if not universal, in Africa and the Middle East. In North America and Europe, more people agree that it is possible to be non-religious and still be an upright person. A Pew Research Center survey concludes that publics in richer nations tend to place less emphasis on the need to believe in God to have good values than people in poorer countries do. (Pew Research Center)