God of Our Sociopathies
As our republic finds itself beset by monster storms, domestic unrest, the divisive occupation of a foreign land, it turns to the benevolent protection of its creator.
And that's when the trouble really starts. According to a study published in the Journal of Religion and Society, heavily religious democracies such as the United States lag significntly behind less pious, more science-friendly nation states in most key quality of life indicators. The study, conducted by social scientist Gregory Paul, gets this bracing executive summary in the London Times:
In general, higher rates of belief in and worship of a creator correlate with higher rates of homicide, juvenile and early adult mortality, STD infection rates, teen pregnancy and abortion in the prosperous democracies. . . .
The study concluded that the US was the world