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Cook@Tahiti's Avatar Jump to comment 20 by Cook@Tahiti

Even thought the majority of Britons don't believe, they still "believe in belief" so the calculation-matrix of politicians concludes that you get more votes if you declare moderate belief than if you say you if it's a load of bollocks.

It is strange. We don't believe ourselves, but we prefer and vote for politicians that do believe. Only 7% go to church, but 70-80% vote for either of the two main political parties with religious leaders.

I bet most of the British atheists on this site voted for a mainstream political party (Labour, Conservative) where the leader professes belief.

If you don't like theist politicians, stop voting for them.

Fri, 16 Dec 2011 23:44:25 UTC | #900087