Notes: Mark W. Cannon is a former chairman of the BYU Political Science Department. He has held high level positions in each of the three branches of the federal government, including being staff director for the Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution. His Ph.D. is in Political Economy and Government from Harvard University.
Danielle Stockton is a recent convert to the LDS Church. She was editor of the student newspaper at the elite Madeira School in Virginia. She now attends BYU.
posted on 04/13/2010 10:13:22 PM PDT
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posted on 04/13/2010 10:13:49 PM PDT
(For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;)
Wow! That's 10 more years of payin’ taxes!
posted on 04/13/2010 10:15:02 PM PDT
by April Lexington
(Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
Coffee is good for you. The reason for this increase is most likely the demographic makeup of mormons.
I don’t much about them except that they tend to fall in a gray area.
They kept gay marriage out of California apparently so I owe them that much.
Peace of mind is healthy for you.
posted on 04/13/2010 10:56:48 PM PDT
(Bye bye Miss American Freedom. When did we vote for Communism?)
Seventh Day Adventists have much higher lifespans too. Of course most are vegetarian, non-smoking, nondrinkers who also avoid caffeine.
posted on 04/13/2010 11:27:19 PM PDT
(Democracy is the theory that the people get the government they deserve, good and hard.)
They abstain from alcohol, tobacco, tea and coffee because the body is the temple of the spirit
I'd be curious if they have any other habits that would be considered healthy, because just these really dont sound like they would lead to that much of an increase in lifespan. As another poster has noted, it might just be demographics/genetics.
posted on 04/14/2010 5:33:42 AM PDT
(The Party of Know.)
posted on 04/14/2010 12:30:27 PM PDT
by GOP Poet
(Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
I joined the Church ten years ago. Got a bit of a late start but maybe I can rack up a few extra years. I never had such great friends! I think that’s part of it.
posted on 04/14/2010 9:32:20 PM PDT
by Saundra Duffy
(For victory & freedom!!!)
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