I believe that there is a significant percentage of Christians who identify as Christians only because of the social aspect.
The main findings from the graphs showed that those aged between 65 and 79 tended to report the highest average levels of personal well-being. What makes one religion more "fit" than another? I been trying to post a reply to Roger for 30 minutes in six different ways! Salt, shot, lemon, Or neither.
I have no idea who the two of your are trying to convince, but at least you are giving me, and every other non-christian, a good laugh. They have gone to war for the f. Free of the contraints of reality, the story teller can show us truth about ourselves in a less direct and therefore more digestable way.
Religious bloggers and ministers love to crow about the fact that atheists and agnostics are unhappier than "the faithful. In this country we are oppressed by much of the populous using the Bible and Christianity as justification for the oppression. But I loathe Twitter, anyway.
They mean folks who are part of the body of Christ. In other words, religious societies reject and shun atheists, so naturally non-religious people are unhappy in these societies. We have to look at the ones that died along with the ones we know today.
To each his own. However, as regular readers of this blog will know, this is to a large extent an illusion. But while this solves one mystery, it presents us with a challenge: Thirteen followers that met all of these criteria were following both a Christian and an Atheist public figure in our sample, and were excluded from the final analysis.
July 8, at 3: June 28, at 2: All Christians have a strong faith. God can dwell within you, love that close, within you.
December 13, at 1: Those who followed these religions were happier than the average person, who scored a happiness rating of 7. They demanded nothing and got nothing, so naturally they are unhappy and disappointed with that they got. The Public Servants are now the Masters. The conclusion is inescapable:During the past 30 years or so, a slew of studies have suggested that religious people tend to be happier and healthier, on average, than those who describe themselves as non-religious.
Jun 28, · By Jessica Ravitz, CNN (CNN) -- Christians tweet from the heart, atheists from the head, according to a new study. The study conducted at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign tapped Twitter as a research tool and compared the messages of Christians and atheists.
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To quote George Bernard Shaw: “The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.” Maggie Ardiente is the Director of Development and Communications for the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The fact that I am happier today than I was as a believer is not testament to the power of atheism.
Jun 28, · Atheism is not the opposite or even an alternative to Christianity. Atheists can be a bunch of other things than just non-god-believers and the vast majority who are aren't wasting time following these people on twitter.Download