Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

“…High Speed 2 [is] a proposed railway between London and the north of England…. [It] has proved a runaway hit with at least one group: archaeologists…In London alone, 45,000 bodies are being dug up to make way for a new station.”

December 3, 2018

https://www.economist.com/britain/2018/12/01/why-archaeologists-love-hs2

“…Miss Maudie perfectly describes the nature of her life-long friend, Atticus, who is a lawyer. Maudie tells his children, `I simply wanted to tell you that there are some men in this world who were born to do our unpleasant jobs for us. Your father’s one of them.'”

November 29, 2018

https://rfornelli.wordpress.com/2015/02/28/the-unpleasant-job-of-being-atticus-finch/

“I love the land, I love [Israel,] I love the people…They don’t obey, they do what they want, they drive like mad, shove while waiting in line and don’t listen to anyone. Just like me.” “

November 27, 2018

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/744716/noahs-ark-israel-sail-built-holland-biblical-news

“[The] share of Americans who never go to church has risen from 10% to 27% since 2000.”

November 26, 2018

https://www.economist.com/united-states/2018/11/24/what-explains-americas-mysterious-baby-bust

“[Half] of American adults have switched religious denomination at some point…Americans are more likely to change their religion than to change their [political] party.”

October 19, 2018

https://www.economist.com/united-states/2018/10/20/switching-parties-in-trumps-america