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Old 10-06-2012, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by res View Post
Well four of the 10 states with the highest GDP in the U.S. are in the South, so their not doing THAT bad..
I'd like to see the same figures according to religiosity of the state. The bible belt is not necessarily the same as the South and some of the Jesusland prairie states are the most religious and the poorest.

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Originally Posted by 1_Industrialist View Post
It's simple. Our religious >>> other countries religious nuts.

Our Religious people embrace the principles of Ayn Rand's self-rational interest and Capitalism. Even those that don't quite fully understand it. They don't let the Liberal hippy stuff about Jesus get in the way of Guns, property and profits.

And I appreciate that about America. We need more individualism and less whining.
Babble babble babble babble. What a lot of toss.

Ultimately there is a correlation between religiosity and poverty worldwide. Nations such as Qatar and Kuwait and to a lesser extent the USA are outliers, statistical anomalies. The overall trend is that religiosity correlates with poverty and secularism correlates with wealth.

But as is mentioned you have to be careful when conflating correlation with causation. Is it secularism that creates the wealth or does wealth tend to move societies towards secularism? Noticing a pattern is great, it tells us something about the world. Finding out why the pattern exists is the bigger part of the battle.
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