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It’s not news, it’s olds.. or is it?
Somewhat unsurprising results from a recent survey of media use reported by Media Post: The study released by Sharethrough and Qualtrics, which surveyed more than 1,000 Americans, found that only a third of Americans trust news accessed via Twitter and … Continue reading
Canadian loyalty: Prefer bands and pets over religion
(Edit: Or, if not religion, at least church) Entertaining news out of an online survey done by a research group interested in what really matters to Canadians. Take it with the proverbial grain of salt, of course. The COLLOQUY/FanXchange 2014 … Continue reading
God doesn’t want people to have money
That’s why stocks tanked. It’s so obvious. Why didn’t I see that before!? God ruined the economy to make a point! God will fix it, too – when he’s good and ready and people truly deserve it, of course. The … Continue reading
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52% of people polled think God is A-OK
It’s a slim majority but apparently it’s the number of people polled who think that if God exists, he’s doing a fine job running the universe. “When asked to evaluate God on some of the issues it is responsible for, … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged atheism, documentaries, faith-based delusions, fundamentalism, god, polls, skepticism, surveys 1 Comment
If you disagree with your church, why are you in it?
A survey from the Public Religion Research Institute was just released indicating that many Americans are willing to ignore what their church leaders preach against homosexuality and abortion. The report focused on the views of millennials (people ages 18-29) and … Continue reading
Posted in culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged abortion, church, homosexuality, human rights, research, skepticism, surveys 1 Comment
“is it true that people who go to church have better sex lives”
The question turned up in the list of search engine terms that can lead to my blog. Looks like it connected with the post I wrote about a church whose pastor was keen on encouraging sex between married couples to … Continue reading
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51% is not most; barely half of those surveyed believed in a god
18% are reported to have no beliefs of that nature and the rest (17%) remain undecided, according to a recent survey done in Britain that spanned 23 countries and polled over 18,000 people. Similar results occurred with questions about an … Continue reading
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Atheists better at religion than believers
Survey says: that’s true. At least, it’s true according to a recent survey to check what people knew about the history and traditions that make up those faiths they claim they hold dear: A majority of Protestants, for instance, couldn’t … Continue reading
I don’t think there is such a thing as a soul mate
I get the thrill of the concept, of course. There’s a lot of romance built around the idea that there’s only one person for everyone and it’s only a matter of meeting..somehow, somewhere… Hell, much of Hollywood has grown rich … Continue reading
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Can we trust Nutrisystem’s “research” here?
MarieClaire points out a problem with the national consumer surveys that weight loss company recently reported on: studies of this nature reveal how deep our nation’s obsession with “thinness” and the greater issue of body image run. Would we really … Continue reading
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