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Re: U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority for First Time
« Reply #30 on: April 19, 2021, 04:26:41 PM »
Thanks for filling that in, I had to read it a couple of times, because I am a duck out of water in this area. Very Interesting

 I was listing to a very engaging BBC podcast, I think it was the "Moral Maze"  the other day, and the number of instances of "I" and "we" was mentioned in that, and the change over time. It might well have been a different podcast, not sure.

The reason I picked Gadsby, was because of his devil may care attitude. He came into money, and then used it. I wonder whether that available excess is a contributing factor to changing behaviour across society.   That excess was available to more than just the politically powerful,

I understand the breaking of the contract a bit better now.
But still, as you can tell by my badly formed arguments and lack of depth, still a duck out of water (A coot probably, I watched one run down the road last week, now that was funny :))

 
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Re: U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority for First Time
« Reply #31 on: April 19, 2021, 06:25:52 PM »
I'll add increasing urbanization -actually the flip side, lack of contact with nature-- to the list of causes. 

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Re: U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority for First Time
« Reply #32 on: April 29, 2021, 03:05:50 AM »
We're just a generation away from this.

UK church converted into a grocery store

https://old.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/n0t2s0/a_church_converted_into_a_grocery_store_anyone/

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Re: U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority for First Time
« Reply #33 on: April 29, 2021, 04:30:00 AM »

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Re: U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority for First Time
« Reply #34 on: April 29, 2021, 01:00:05 PM »
I raise again with a climbing wall.  Its been there since 2007. Its in an area where there are more people from other faiths now I believe.

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Re: U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority for First Time
« Reply #35 on: April 29, 2021, 08:26:24 PM »
Closed due to Covid, but I raise you The Church of 8 wheels.

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