Well, probably not. But the stats don’t lie (they may be amusing, but it’s not a lie). A nice correlation between searching for god… and free gay porn, in America. Which isn’t surprising considering the number of religionuts in the ‘states found to be lovers of a little bum fun (and crack, but that’s another post…). It’s almost like they desperately want what they can’t (shouldn’t, according to their religion) have… Thankfully, God is a merciful God and you can do exactly what he tells you not to do and be sorry later. All is guaranteed to be forgiven (at least, that’s what I’m told). A win win situation if ever there was.
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And then there’s America, ‘The Outlier’. What do you say about America. The only anomaly in the otherwise beautiful curve of reality. Know why? In every other country, the average level of wealth increases because the wealth of the majority increases a little and as this happens, the government takes care of social issues like free health care for everybody (this is what civilised people do). This causes people to fear the future less. Less fear means fewer reasons to believe in fairy tales.
In America however, the average level of wealth increases because a few Americans’ wealth increases a lot while the rest… America celebrates a culture of fear; fear of terrorists, fear of nuclear war, fear of the government, fear of liberals, fear of conservatives. Fear is the fuel of irrationality. More fear is literally equal to more religion. Of course, fear also makes it easier to control a population and enrich a few…
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