Re: REALLY OT: News Flash
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 08:36:42AM -0500, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 01:16:58AM -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
> > That implies that the care when they're fat and happy, which today's day
> > and age clearly shows they don't. That's not a flaw with economics, that's a
> > flaw with most people's character.
> I wouldn't even describe it as a character flaw. It is more a fact of
> human nature. Look at how much church attendance jumped in the US in
> the weeks following 9/11. To many people, the world was not as certain
> and secure as they thought, and so they looked for spiritual guidance.
This actually falls into a similar category as one of my favorite
phrases ever: "There are no atheists in foxholes".