Re: The story-telling ape (was virus: Logic)

Sodom (
Thu, 16 Oct 1997 10:56:42 -0400

Brett Lane Robertson wrote:

> i can
> imagine that to people with an extreme case of depression could easily
> prefer death, especially if they were religious and had reason to hope
> for a continued "happy" existence.
> Sodom
> MODOS spelled backwards
> Yea, OK...but i don't think you'll find statistics that show religious
> people commit suicide more often than less religious people.
> Brett
> Returning,
> rBERTS%n
> Rabble Sonnet Retort
> Every man has a right to be wrong in his opinions.
> But no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
> Bernard Baruch

I don't know that, but now that you mention it, I'll check. My guess
is that you will find higher instances of all violent crime relative to
religion. My guess is that Christianity has the highest instances per
capita of violence across the spectrum, including suicide. I'm going to
look for this info. I'll let you know what I find, either way.