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Response to DavidL (Original post)

Fri Oct 5, 2012, 09:27 PM

10. Your categories are fuzzy and confusing

This recent survey (which you must link to, if you want credibility on this - your own description of it is inadequate) says "most Democrats were either non-religious, or very liberal Cathoic, a few liberal Protestant, mostly not true-believers in a god. "

Most Americans are either non-religious, Catholic, or Protestant. So that tells us very little. The 'liberal' adjectives you apply are subjective adjectives, and they don't make the people any more or less religious. Your "mostly not true-believers in a god" is ungrammatical, so we can't tell what you mean by it - do you mean that over 50% of Democrats do not believe in a god? If so, I think you are wrong, and we need to see the survey to see if you've misunderstood it.

"Unitarians, Catholics, non-believer/agnostics, (most of them not weekly church-goers). These are the people who actually vote"

What about them? They are a disparate grouping; there are difference in beliefs between Unitarians and Catholics, but why have you picked out those 2 groups but not, for instance, Methodists? They "actually vote" too.

"the self-described 25% of Christians"? Huh? There are a hell of a lof more than 25% of Americans who describe themselves as Christians. Again, your figures just don't match up with reality. Show us the survey that you think says this.

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