Polls indicate how people think, not how true the thoughts are

I found an article via CBN about a poll conducted to see how many people believed prayer made the difference in saving Rep Gabrielle Giffords’ life.

Most voters credit prayer with Giffords’ miraculous recovery from the Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson, according to a new Fox News poll.

The poll revealed that 77 percent of voters believe prayer helped save Giffords life while 17 percent disagree with that notion. Eighty-four percent of Republicans agreed that prayer saved her life compared with 74 percent of Democrats.

I think fast acting by everyone around her and great medical support is what saved her life, not mumbled words to a sky fairy. I’d rather give the credit to the doctors for knowing what to do with their training, myself. Three cheers for qualified doctors!

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2 Responses to Polls indicate how people think, not how true the thoughts are

  1. Now now! Now, how do you know that person’s really a fairy, huh? 😀

  2. 1minionsopinion says:

    I don’t even know who first coined the term “sky fairy” to refer to a god. It is kind of a goofy phrase…

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