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Faith Equals Fertility
The Economist / Intelligent Life ^
| Winter 2008
| Anthony Gottlieb
Posted on 12/15/2008 6:51:57 PM PST by CE2949BB
If a Martian were to look at a map of the Earths religions, what he might find most surprising is the fact that such a map can be drawn at all. How strange--he might say to himself--that so many of the worlds Hindus are to be found in one place, namely India. And how odd that Muslims are so very numerous in the Middle East. With the disconcerting curiosity that is so typical of Martians, he might wonder what explains this geographical clustering. Do people move countries in order to be close to others of the same faith? Or do people simply tend to adopt the religion they grew up with?
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: faith; fertility; religion
posted on 12/15/2008 6:51:58 PM PST
Or are they conquered and enslaved by a certain religion...
posted on 12/15/2008 6:55:42 PM PST
(My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
To: Mrs. Don-o
posted on 12/15/2008 8:41:35 PM PST
(My son, Ben - Recruit training at Parris Island from October 20)
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