Religiousness by State

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Comment by Shawn Lawrence on February 27, 2010 at 6:55pm
you can actually see the corelation between religiousness and IQ. I thought this was funny too, you can even see the corelation between religiousness/IQ and political affiliation:)
Comment by ADiFatta on March 17, 2010 at 10:38am
My state of Mississippi is the most religious, least intelligent, and most conservative. We also have the highest rate of poverty, third highest teen pregnancy, most STDs, most obese, most diabetes, etc. etc... I also just found out that it is against our constitution for an atheist to hold state office:

SECTION 265.
No person who denies the existence of a Supreme Being shall hold any office in this state.

and don't get me started on racism...
Comment by Bruce Williams on March 18, 2010 at 11:21pm
I see by the very well assembled graph that:
Impoverishment causes:
Religiousness
Higher Murder Rates
Higher Theft
Conservatism
Lower Health & Contentment (Possible cause of Religiousness?)

From a scientific standpoint this is useless. What establishes what causes what in this kind of a comparison? You're opinion? Or your Belief that this true?
Comment by Ali Rae on June 6, 2011 at 9:14pm
Bruce, this was merely a statistical post. No analysis was included, so causality isn't implied. It's just meant to be informational and an individual can think what he or she wants to think about it. Your comment sounds pretentious. Stop trying to sound smart and learn the correct use of "your" and "you're."

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