The Jesuit's motto is: Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man.
Apparently, at least with regard to religion, they were right: East Germany is the most godless place on Earth.
All we need to do is break the cycle of abuse, and the future will be free! Well, not really, but at least free-er. And we don't even have to have a Communist revolution to get there: Norway will end State religion.