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Question: Which out of these selected states is the most religious you think?
Texas   -6 (33.3%)
Georgia   -3 (16.7%)
Florida   -0 (0%)
California   -2 (11.1%)
Tennessee   -7 (38.9%)
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« on: July 06, 2012, 09:37:18 pm »
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I would have to say my home state of TX, you can't be more religious than TX I bet.
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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2012, 09:48:38 pm »
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No Utah? I would say that it's one of the most religious states, if only through the influence of religion rather than an overwhelming number of people being religious.

Probably Texas though, of the ones you've listed.
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2012, 09:59:40 pm »
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Mississippi/Alabama.

On that list, it's a tossup between Georgia and Texas.
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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2012, 10:11:49 pm »
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No Utah? I would say that it's one of the most religious states, if only through the influence of religion rather than an overwhelming number of people being religious.

Probably Texas though, of the ones you've listed.

Even some small Bible Belt towns would be on par with UT. I should've listed UT now that I think of it.
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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2012, 04:47:37 am »
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     Why is California on the list? I think being home to entire cities where irreligion is considered normal and having the topic be nonexistent in political discourse on the statewide level makes it a nonstarter.
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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2012, 05:04:08 am »
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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2012, 09:04:23 am »
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it's Utah, regardless of whatever the numbers may be.  nowhere else does a church have such a deep and wide degree of influence.
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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2012, 09:11:34 am »
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Utah, followed by Mississippi and Alabama.  Not sure why none of those 3 are on the list.  California and Florida may not be in the top half.
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2012, 10:57:52 am »
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Interesting how Texas doesn't even appear on this list. 
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« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2012, 12:16:33 pm »
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Oklahoma should be on the list, and I thought the Gallup survey that was posted would have had us higher than 48%.
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« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2012, 12:44:18 pm »
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Amusing that most of the states on that list are actually very un-Christian in so many ways.
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« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2012, 02:03:52 pm »
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Amusing that most of the states on that list are actually very un-Christian in so many ways.

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« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2012, 02:04:18 pm »
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Out of those, Utah.
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« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2012, 02:28:31 pm »
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Out of those, Utah.

Utah is not 'of those' -- hence the ensuing controversy.
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« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2012, 03:19:21 pm »
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Yes, I would have guessed TN from the list.
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« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2012, 03:53:55 pm »
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Oklahoma should be on the list

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« Reply #16 on: July 07, 2012, 05:19:02 pm »
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Interesting how Texas doesn't even appear on this list. 


Blame Austin or the other big cities like Dallas or Houston.
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« Reply #17 on: July 07, 2012, 05:52:24 pm »
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Utah
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« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2012, 09:15:20 pm »
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Out of those, Utah.

Utah is not 'of those' -- hence the ensuing controversy.

Nevermind then. Tongue
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« Reply #19 on: July 07, 2012, 11:11:59 pm »
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Tweed and Franzl are completely right. Objectively, it's Utah. At the same time, the 'Christian' dominance in so many places is so counter intuitive that it takes away from their cultural power.
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« Reply #20 on: July 08, 2012, 05:50:44 pm »
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I'm surprised a place like West Virginia isn't higher on that list.
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« Reply #21 on: July 09, 2012, 06:17:01 am »
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I'm surprised a place like West Virginia isn't higher on that list.


There's a lot of people from OH and PA in WV.
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« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2012, 11:28:40 am »
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Interesting how Texas doesn't even appear on this list. 


Blame Austin or the other big cities like Dallas or Houston.

Dude, all three of the cities you named are covered in churches.  Churches everywhere, for every religion you can  think of.
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« Reply #23 on: July 09, 2012, 12:17:28 pm »
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I picked  tennesse.
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« Reply #24 on: July 09, 2012, 01:00:31 pm »
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Interesting how Texas doesn't even appear on this list. 


Blame Austin or the other big cities like Dallas or Houston.

Dude, all three of the cities you named are covered in churches.  Churches everywhere, for every religion you can  think of.
But how many people go to those churches? and by religion, do you mean Denomination or actual religion?
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