All Blog Posts Tagged 'behavior' (4)

The Pareto Principle and Christians

When the behavior and belief of Christians in the United States, an economic theory developed by Italian economist Vilfredo Paretto may hold the answer as to why in a majority Christian nation adherence basic dogma of their philosophy seem unrecognizable. Paretto posited that in nearly every situation the…


Added by Donald R Barbera on July 20, 2015 at 8:11am — 4 Comments

You Do the Math

With the rise of Evangelical Christianity in the United States a corresponding increase in finger pointing and blame claiming that the country is in moral decline accompanied it. The usual culprits for the fingered for the alleged deterioration are liberals, non-Christians and unbelievers, but a look at the numbers show the source may be a closer to home.

Without a doubt Christianity is the dominant religion in the United States comprising 75 percent of the population. Christian… Continue

Added by Donald R Barbera on February 6, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments


Friendships with Fundies can be very taxing.

When I began my friendship with “Frieda” we were both members of an Australian Methodist church. I began studying for the Methodist ministry but the intensive academic study of the Bible led to me losing my religious beliefs. Shortly after that Frieda moved to a country town. The ensuing 20 year relationship has been continued, for the most part, by email.

When the Methodist Church joined to become part of the Uniting Church,… Continue

Added by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM on February 16, 2009 at 3:00pm — 30 Comments

The common rudeness of people

One thing which strikes me since I work in a telephone all day is how rude some people are. My work is to be a telemarketing seller, I think I am quite adept at my work and I can't say I perform worse than anyone else here. Telemarketing is a little about luck, sometimes people never respond, sometimes you never reach the wanted recipient. In any case, one thing which is quite noted in this work is how rude people are when responding to you in the telephone. It's as if they can be a little… Continue

Added by LeaT on July 24, 2008 at 7:00am — 10 Comments

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