Welcome to the site, jolchion!
I thought it was Granny who talked about religion. But you may be right and the Count did as well. I don't have the book to hand at the moment though.
Look, you've got it all wrong! You don't NEED to follow ME, You don't NEED to follow ANYBODY! You've got to think for your selves! You're ALL individuals!
Yes! We're all individuals!