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#1    Hasina

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:31 PM

The Most Religious US State Is ...

Mississippi holds onto its title as most religious U.S. state, with 58 percent of its residents saying they are very religious, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday (Feb. 13).
The least religious state? Vermont.
About 40 percent of Americans said they were "very religious," meaning religion is an important part of their daily life and that they attend religious services every week or nearly every week. Some 31 percent indicated they were nonreligious, or that religion wasn't an important part of their daily life and they seldom or never attend such services.
The 10 most and least religious states remained relatively constant from the 2011 numbers, with the only change being the inclusion of Hawaii in the least religious list in place of New York.


Top 10 most religious states
  • Mississippi: 58 percent are very religious
  • Utah: 56 percent
  • Alabama: 56 percent
  • Louisiana: 53 percent
  • Arkansas: 52 percent
  • South Carolina: 52 percent
  • Tennessee: 50 percent
  • North Carolina: 50 percent
  • Georgia: 48 percent
  • Oklahoma: 48 percent
Bottom 10 (least religious states)
  • Vermont: 19 percent are very religious
  • New Hampshire: 23 percent
  • Maine: 24 percent
  • Massachusetts: 27 percent
  • Oregon: 29 percent
  • Rhode Island: 29 percent
  • District of Columbia: 30 percent
  • Washington (tie): 31 percent
  • Connecticut (tie): 31 percent
  • Alaska (tie): 31 percent
  • Hawaii (tie): 31 percent
  • Nevada (tie): 31 percent
Source: http://www.livescien...ious-state.html

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:35 PM

Damn Kentucky didn't make any list. I am so screwed LOL


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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:42 PM

Mississippi, Tennessee, Liousiana, Arkansas, and Alabama are in the top 10 most uneducated states in America.  Coinicidence?  I don't know.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:45 PM

Makes me proud that Texas didn't make either list.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:47 PM

It's too bad that Utah couldn't take Mississippi out once and for all.  Maybe after some serious missionary work ala Mitt Romney in France during the Vietnam War, Utah can take the crown.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:55 PM

I see a lot of redneck states there, not surprised. YEE HAW.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:20 PM

California didn't make the least religious list, despite a large share of irreligious people do live here on the west coast. I won't link being uneducated with religious adherence, but high religiousity is linked to political conservatism of the most religious states leaned more to the right side of the spectrum.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:35 PM

If those numbers are anywhere close to being true they are way down from several years ago. :tu:


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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:41 PM

View PostCRYSiiSx2, on 14 February 2013 - 12:42 PM, said:

Mississippi, Tennessee, Liousiana, Arkansas, and Alabama are in the top 10 most uneducated states in America.  Coinicidence?  I don't know.

Not by a long shot.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:57 PM

View PostRafterman, on 14 February 2013 - 02:41 PM, said:

Not by a long shot.

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BTW, how are those output rates in Michigan these days....... :whistle:

My **** musta been outdated or something, anyway.  I did fine here in MI, and I'm the only one I care about.  Thanks for the concern though buddy :D

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:24 PM

View PostCRYSiiSx2, on 14 February 2013 - 12:42 PM, said:

Mississippi, Tennessee, Liousiana, Arkansas, and Alabama are in the top 10 most uneducated states in America.  Coinicidence?  I don't know.

So you equate religious people to uneducated people?

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:26 PM

View PostSean93, on 14 February 2013 - 12:55 PM, said:

I see a lot of redneck states there, not surprised. YEE HAW.

So you equate religious people with rednecks?

View PostHasina, on 14 February 2013 - 12:45 PM, said:

Makes me proud that Texas didn't make either list.

Why? What do you have against religious people?

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:28 PM

View PostCRYSiiSx2, on 14 February 2013 - 02:57 PM, said:

My **** musta been outdated or something, anyway.  I did fine here in MI, and I'm the only one I care about.  Thanks for the concern though buddy :D

You only care about yourself? Glad most folks aren't like you. Seems perhaps you could use a little religion yourself.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:05 PM

View PostBama13, on 14 February 2013 - 06:28 PM, said:

You only care about yourself? Glad most folks aren't like you. Seems perhaps you could use a little religion yourself.

more like a need to feel belonging to something a lot bigger than them. that is why most ppl that lost everything, and their life seems to have no meaning foind piece in religion, regarless of which. believing in something makes them overcome their "no reason to live" mental state. they could believe in miracle plumber, not in jesus, or muhamed, and result will be the same.



But in this particular case he don't need that, it wont work, he just doesn't care much about ppl around, he is not in that state where he needs to find new meaning\direction in life.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:50 PM

View PostBama13, on 14 February 2013 - 06:26 PM, said:

Why? What do you have against religious people?
Notice I said 'either' list. Don't put words in my mouth.

Edited by Hasina, 14 February 2013 - 07:54 PM.

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