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i usually find that wealthy religious people have their riches earned from questionable sources while they preach god fearing to rest of the world
That's just cynical. Where are your data?

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Yes Sheik theboss, which Pakistani/Indian did you step on today to make a buck? How's that girl from Siri Lanka doing cleaning your house while you make her polish your knob once in a while?
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First hand observation, that's all
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i usually find that wealthy religious people have their riches earned from questionable sources while they preach god fearing to rest of the world
Try looking at that graph again and reconcile your belief with those graphed data.

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Try looking at that graph again and reconcile your belief with those graphed data.
I just looked. Please help me understand...

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The USA is made-up of a very large population, with wide and diverse social, cultural and financial milieu, resulting in exceptional standing in most social and economical metrics.
I knew you were no friend of socialism. And for my next act I will tell you how many fingers are on your right hand! Please hold up more than one digit. Thanks.
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I knew you were no friend of socialism. And for my next act I will tell you how many fingers are on your right hand! Please hold up more than one digit. Thanks.
Wait a second and hold still, I just about have a bead on you there, pilgrim.

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Originally Posted by Botnst Try looking at that graph again and reconcile your belief with those graphed data.



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This graph was in the March 2008 Atlantic magazine.



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On the far left is increased poverty & religiosity on the right is increased wealth and decreased religiosity.

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