Commerce and christianity are both about selling stuff–saving. Souls and material goods are all the same, looking for a buy-in. What is the incentive for the mark? Increasing population density makes gathering and hunting impractical. Creating need incentivizes subordination.
That is why the family farm had to be actively phased out with monopoly-friendly policies. Industrialization does not evolve naturally. It has to be orchestrated with false promises. Now the negative consequences are obvious. Nature depends on diversity and redundancy. Uniformity is deadly.