Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
I am fascinated with religion or things that people believe in and question that. I think it’s interesting.
Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns.
There is a great interest in comparative religion and a desire to understand faiths other than our own and even to experiment with exotic cults.