Re: Debunk All Religiosity Equally (D.A.R.E.)

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jul 10 2001 - 06:52:55 MDT

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> From: "Tiberius Gracchus" <>
> > Must disagree strenuously: the churches are typically packed with the
> > elderly and sick superstitous, trying to get to the next world.
> Yeah, just look at all those sick elders in church.
> So there's visible evidence of how debilitating churces are to health.
> Churches don't cause disabilities like cigarettes don't cause cancer.
> Therefore churches need to be labeled:
> "WARNING: The Grand Poobah General Has Determined That Churches May Be
> Hazardous To Your Health."

There is a pretty simple explaination: Those who are healthy and alive
go to church. Those with terminal illness likely have a greater
incidence of loss of faith than those who are still healthy (the old
"why would God do this to me? He/she must not exist" routine),
therefore, more terminally ill people stop going to church than healthy,
and the healthy people, being healthy, live longer.

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