Rejuvenation Series: What can we learn from our statistics? Dr Margaret Galt

New Zealand is WEIRD. We belong to a group of countries that are Western, Educated, Industrialised, Rich and Democratic and which think in a particular way. The acronym WEIRD is apt given how foreign that way of thinking would be to most people– both living and dead.

WEIRD societies see religious belief as an individual preference and see the growth of non-belief as benign. Continue reading