End of the semester student blues
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People who place a higher importance in god, however, are happier when they live in a country where others do as well. Furthermore, when many people in the country attend religious services regularly, their happiness also is found to be higher.
As the reverse is not the case—people who attend services more often are not happier when the average personal level of importance of god is higher—it appears to be that happiness through religiosity can mainly be derived through conforming to the standard in their country—in particular the visible standard.