#1 I guess the religious right can't be blamed for the country's woes after all
06-27-2008, 02:41 PM
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Non-voters: It's all in God's hands
People who believe that God is involved in worldly affairs are less likely to participate in national elections than others, according to a new survey.
The study, which included nearly 1,700 U.S. men and women with an average age of 53, suggests that a person's view of God is a variable that determines whether he or she will donate money to a campaign, read political news, or even vote.
Evangelical and black Protestants on average were least likely to "get out the national vote" in the 2004 elections, the study finds. The researchers say both denominations espouse the view that God is active in world affairs, so the lower political engagement makes sense.
Last edited by wilbur; 06-27-2008 at 02:43 PM.
06-27-2008, 02:55 PM
Don't be scared. All is well...
Meditate on these words of a great conservative thinker and let them bathe over you as you dream happy thoughts of freedom.. :)
Christianity and Western Civilization are unimaginable apart from one another. All culture arises out of religion. When religious faith decays, culture must decline, though often seeming to flourish for a space after the religion which has nourished it has sunk into disbelief. - Russell KirkGun Control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound - Unknown
The problem is Empty People, Not Loaded Guns - Linda Schrock Taylor
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