"The researchers said their findings support the idea that the brain has evolved to be sensitive to any form of belief that improves the chances of survival, which could explain why a belief in God and the supernatural became so widespread in human evolutionary history."
Does it mean you HAVE to believe in a God? no, quite the opposite, it means you are pre-programmed to have a certain need to believe in something that makes you safe. God is one particular imaginary construction for that safety mechanism.
"Michael Persinger, from Laurentian University in Ontario, found that he could artificially create the experience of religious feelings – the helmet's wearer reports being in the presence of a spirit or having a profound feeling of cosmic bliss."
Trust me, it really is all in your head.
Very insightful article and undoubtedly thought provoking.