[extropy-chat] The Bible Belt Paradox

spike spike66 at comcast.net
Tue Jan 16 01:41:22 UTC 2007

> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of gts
> Subject: Re: [extropy-chat] The Bible Belt Paradox
> On Mon, 15 Jan 2007 10:22:58 -0500, Jef Allbright <jef at jefallbright.net>
> wrote:
> > If I'm wrong, do you have a better explanation for what shall hitherto
> > be known as The Bible Belt Paradox?...
> In other words, perhaps higher crime rates are a cause of higher
> religiosity, not the other way around.
> -gts

This is similar to where my own intuition takes me.  Lack of money is the
root of all evil.  Evil causes the social ills that proles attempt to solve
via religion incorporated.  Therefore we best alleviate social ills and
religion by cutting taxes, thereby attacking the root cause of both.


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