[extropy-chat] The Bible Belt Paradox

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Jan 15 21:59:56 UTC 2007

At 04:46 PM 1/15/2007 -0500, pj wrote:

>No, no, no, no, no!  Not retirees.  Young, upwardly mobile (they 
>hope) workers, in cities like Atlanta, Phoenix, Las Vegas (and not 
>for gambling), Houston, Austin, etc.  Alternative tech-centers, 
>phonebank centers, mail-order companies and really, any other 
>companies.  The companies and their employees like the weather, yes, 
>but they love the tax breaks, the reduced cost of living, the lower 
>wages (from the POV of the companies) etc.

Yeah, but the Q. remains: are these the ones doin' the smiting' and 
massacrin'? Maybe the upmob demographic shift will lead to a lower 
blood count? (Or no, maybe the local habitues will beat the uppity 
newcomers to death with their bibles.)

Damien Broderick 

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