Nature: Belief in the existence of gods or a god may constitute a barrier to social and economic progress. The belief in a particular god or gods may foster intolerance, rivalry, repression, discrimination or segregation.
Incidence: Theism exists in most societies but its effect is most noticeable in countries or societies where there is an established or official religion.
Problem Type: F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET