“According to Psalm 14 of the Bible, people who don’t believe in God are ﬁlthy, corrupt fools, entirely incapable of doing any good. Although those sentiments were written over
2,000 years ago, non-believers are still stigmatized to this day, with recent studies showing that a negative view of atheists is quite pervasive, especially in the United State […]
Do the ﬁndings of contemporary social science support this Biblical assertion? The clear answer is no. Atheism and secularity have many positive correlates, such as higher levels of education and verbal ability, lower levels of prejudice, ethnocentrism, racism, and homophobia, greater support for women’s equality, child-rearing that promotes independent thinking and an absence of corporal punishment, etc. And at the societal level, with the important exception of suicide, states and nations with a higher proportion of secular people fare markedly better than those with a higher proportion of religious
people.”—Atheism, Secularity, and Well-Being: How the Findings of Social Science Counter Negative Stereotypes and Assumptions (2009) by Phil Zuckerman (via scipsy)
Wait…What? “I haven’t watched this movie because there’s parts I don’t like.” “I didn’t listen to that album because of…
I can’t read all of this because of my gimpish ISP has done something with…
No no, I get ya’. Albeit those are annoying aspects of the game (such as the dating), they are optional. I read your post as “I haven’t played the game because of this”, but clearly you have, so yeah, no harm done.
It does have it’s fun parts, but I’m not on the band wagon of “it’s on of the best games ever made”. It’s fun, but it’s not spectacular.
And Saints Row 2? C’mon now…GTA IV doesn’t even compare? That’s an understatement. It doesn’t even hold a candle, ha ha. SR2 is a god send compared to GTA IV, ha ha.