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Premiseless's Avatar Comment 1 by Premiseless

How deceptive is this meme???

This is heavily dominant in the UK too.

Privilege to good education is frequently biased in favour of religious affiliation, whom often, part way through their teens flout religion per se but remain affiliated to this "club" that got them to wherever they are.

It's as if religion makes itself an essential stage to success within a society thereby securing its role due passive codependency even amongst those whom are fully aware they do not intend to live by its claims.

"Let's pretend" seems synonymous with higher rank: The religious tattoo as essential to irreligious success.

What a strange pre requisite to reason?

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 04:30:19 UTC | #936189

justinesaracen's Avatar Comment 2 by justinesaracen

What is a "Millennial"? I thought it was someone who believed the end of the world was coming soon. But then the article makes no sense at all.

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 08:49:09 UTC | #936218

paulmcuk's Avatar Comment 3 by paulmcuk

Comment 2 by esuther :

What is a "Millennial"? I thought it was someone who believed the end of the world was coming soon. But then the article makes no sense at all.

I guessed that it meant children born in 2000, but they're probably not at college yet. Had to google it and apparently (says Wiki) it's a sort of update to Generation X that can encompass people born from 1970-ish but mostly refers to children of the 80s and 90s.

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 11:48:52 UTC | #936246

justinesaracen's Avatar Comment 4 by justinesaracen

Stupid headline then. If people have to look up one of their central terms just to make sense of the article, then it's crap journalism.

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 16:09:24 UTC | #936292

Mr DArcy's Avatar Comment 5 by Mr DArcy

Whatever "millennial" means, it seems some young people are deserting their religions. Sounds something like good news to me. Holy Joe has to have a word with the Holy Ghost. It seems his church is worst affected!

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 16:59:04 UTC | #936298

Savoy's Avatar Comment 6 by Savoy

When the disgusted leave all that remains is the disgusting!

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 20:44:07 UTC | #936345

Alan4discussion's Avatar Comment 7 by Alan4discussion

The Catholic category saw the greatest loss,

I suppose the more dogmatic & nutty the woo, the more likely maturing intellectuals are to recognise the stupidity and rebel - especially if they have left parochial backwaters and are mixing with educated people.

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 20:58:00 UTC | #936350