Why Secularists Are Stingy
Religious Americans give a higher percentage of their income to charities and are about 25 percent more likely than secularists to give in the first place. But why?
Secular conservatives—a minority among American secularists—are, in fact, the biggest tightwads. ... The real giving difference between secularists and regular churchgoers comes from the fact that going to church establishes the habit of giving—not only because of moral exhortations from the pulpit, but also because of social reinforcement from peers. Secularism is not a religion, and it does not offer the community that churches offer members. This absence of community fosters a disconnect between proclaiming that one can be "good without God" and giving generously to help others.
Delay, deny and deflect were the strategies Facebook has used to navigate scandals it's faced in recent years, according to the New York Times.
- The exhaustive report is based on interviews with more than 50 people with ties to the company.
- It outlines how senior executives misled the public and lawmakers in regards to what it had discovered about privacy breaches and Russian interference in U.S. politics.
- On Thursday, Facebook cut ties with one of the companies, Definers Public Relations, listed in the report.
Protected animals are feared to be headed for the black market.
Sure we know it would be bad, but what do all of these scary numbers really mean?
- At the press time, the value was $21.7 trillion dollars.
- Lots of people know that a default would be bad, but not everybody seems to get how horrible it would be.
- While the risk is low, knowing what would happen if a default did occur is important information for all voters.
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