Whilst the idea that Europe's "faith" is falling is true, other statements stuch as higher suicide rates in result of this atheism is but a misplacement of effects, suicide rates are equal to the suicide rates (for the most part). Comparison of the United States Suicide rates with each country in Europe shows this:
http://www.who.int/mental_health/prevention/suicide/suiciderates/en/

And some suicide rates are higher due to higher poverty in the area and have always been in this height. Again, nothing to do with the loss in faith.

Comment by Paul Perry on June 3, 2009 at 5:05am
This piece makes me proud to be European! Damn right we're the godless continent; we're leading the way, baby.

"We are not going to sacrifice women's equality, democracy and individual freedoms on the alter of a new religion."
Comment by Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. on June 3, 2009 at 9:02am
Great post. I hope The Americas follow soon.
Comment by Gaytor on June 3, 2009 at 10:30am
If you selectively choose your immigration to supplement your lack of children, you can avoid the Islam problem and Denmark and Belgium are moving in that direction. So if you select mostly people from secular countries, you won't become religious over time. And isn't the lack of children a good thing environmentally? Do we really need 6.5 billion people on the planet?
Comment by Paul Tourville on January 12, 2010 at 7:52am
Remember... you can't just be religious... you have to be a Christian... but not just any kind of Christian... you have to be a Protestant Christian.... But not just any Protestant Christian....

..and that's how you get David Koresh.

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