Essay talk:Christians and Obesity

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This essay is growing rapidly! Let "Operation Tiger Stalking Moose" commence at once! The Spikey Punk I'm punking my punk! 01:22, 2 February 2011 (UTC)

GP's comment was overwritten when Ace redirected this to Jesus. I'm removing the redirect and reinserting the comment. Ace, what have we told you about drinking and editing? ThunderkatzHo! 18:29, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Correlation does not equal causation[edit]

I read this essay as suggesting there is some direct connection between Christianity and obesity. I don't think there is. I think poorer, less educated people, are more likely to be obese; and poorer, less educated people, are also more likely to religious. But there is no direct connection between religiousity and obesity, only indirectly via poverty and lack of education. I would add that just because poorer or less educated people tend to be more religious, has nothing necessarily to do with the truth or falsehood of religion. I say this being myself a somewhat overweight, well-paid, university-educated professional, who also happens to be quite religious (albeit in rather unconventional ways). --(((Zack Martin))) 07:12, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

Maratrean, I note you've been unable to find a single factual error in the "Christians and Obesity" article. There certainly is a lot of evidence for the link between Christianity and obesity, and a single look at some of the obese Christians all around us will confirm that there is indeed a strong correlation between Christianity and obesity. Christianity will certainly soon collapse under its own weight, haha! Moreover, if you had any machismo, you would debate Ace directly. I'm afraid I must declare victory! Olé Olé Olé! Röstigraben (talk) 08:37, 7 April 2011 (UTC)
Seriously though, this is a satire of of somebody else's "satire" over at Conservapedia. You can read the original here, if you're willing to jump through a few hoops like finding a proxy and hoping the site isn't under attack, just so you can have your faith in human reason shattered. Röstigraben (talk) 08:42, 7 April 2011 (UTC)