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Atheism increasing 3 times faster than other beliefs
Adam Ajaja
A youtube clip that combines various different statistics. Most morally uplifting for us skeptics!

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*edited to replace link with embed code.
Edited by Skeeve on 09/13/2009 13:52
 
Bob of QF
Nice little statistical summary, there.

I like that the atheist who created it gave references, too.

Smile
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Adam Ajaja
Yeah. One of the links he posted didn't work - maybe the site was removed, or something. I have added the UK home office prison stats to my collection though lol!
 
Hypatia
Thanks for the vid Adam.

Now if we could just get the 'right' people to watch it...
 
General-Pryce
Great Vid Adam, I would argue however that correlation and causation are not necessarily the same thing, as was once point out by a graph showing that the number of pirates decreasing correlated with an increase in global temperature:

http://blog.gymin...00x229.png

But its still worth pointing out these stats.
 
Adam Ajaja
General-Pryce wrote:
Great Vid Adam, I would argue however that correlation and causation are not necessarily the same thing, as was once point out by a graph showing that the number of pirates decreasing correlated with an increase in global temperature:

http://blog.gymin...00x229.png

But its still worth pointing out these stats.


That graph has been one of my faves for a while now. You're right, we cannot assume 100% the causality but when. for instance, the prison discrepancies occur in countries all around the world, you have to wonder. At the least, it goes to show that there is no reason whatsoever for theists to accuse non-believers of amorality
 
Bob of QF
Adam Ajaja wrote:
.... At the least, it goes to show that there is no reason whatsoever for theists to accuse non-believers of amorality


When has that stopped the Liars For Jesus crowd?

More to the point, when was actual reality ever a factor in what they do?

*sigh*
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