Religion is NOT a belief in anything, rituals or rites.
Religion comes from observing all what is taking place, here and now.
The etymological meaning of the word 'religare' means NOT to disperse energy.
We waste energy in so many ways. By working too much, by watching too much tv, by taking drugs, smoking, drinking alcohol, stressing about 'tomorrow', etc.
Religion is understanding the whole of life, understanding stress, fear, pleasure, the meaning of attachment and suffering.
It doesn't mean gathering volume upon volume of knowledge about those things but clear perception and immediate understanding which brings intelligence and a certain natural discipline when you understood that poison is poison so you don't touch it.
The all-encompassing observation is Unitary Perception.
Holokinetic psychology is the modern scientific psychology.