Comments: The Creation of Wealth ...

Interesting analysis. Religion is a strong influence in the way people think and therefore act. What do you think about all the research about the role of religion in physical health? Researchers seem to be studying that a lot the past few years.

Posted by Kim at November 17, 2003 01:28 PM

Wasn't this just a re-hashing of what Max Weber wrote in his great work "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism?" It strikes me as odd that it took the Economist nearly 100 years to catch on. They are normally a little faster on the uptake.

Posted by The Maximum Leader at November 17, 2003 03:36 PM