[ExI] Atheists catch a break

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 15:19:59 UTC 2021

A little bit makes a difference:  the last data I saw on IQ of Jewish
people showed their average to be 105.   bill w

On Wed, Jan 20, 2021 at 12:33 AM Rafal Smigrodzki via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 9, 2021 at 10:05 AM Stuart LaForge via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Here is some interesting data that might cheer up some of those on this
>> list:
>> https://www.pewforum.org/2015/04/02/main-factors-driving-population-growth/pf_15-04-02_ch1graphics_lifeexpectancyreligion310px/
>> Apparently atheists have a higher life expectancy than any religion
>> except for Jews. Ashkenazi Jews have been noted by medical science for
>> their genetic predisposition to long life but the results for atheists
>> are surprising. After all atheists have no qualms about eating pork or
>> imbibing alcohol or doing drugs. I am not sure what genetic effects
>> might be present there. Might it boil down to relative income?
>> ### IQ, the dark matter of all matters sociological, invisible except to
> those who got those nifty eyeglasses from "They Live".
> Rafal
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