Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Jesus freaks to inherit the earth

Posted By on Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 5:17 PM

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It appears the Jesus freaks and religious extremists of all stripes may have it right after all.

A Cambridge University genetics researcher has put together a mathematical model suggesting religious people are going to take over. In fact, the more into religion you are, the better off you are from an evolutionary standpoint.

Fact is, religious people have more children, and since religious tendencies are genetic, all those kiddies inherit the gene.

It seems to me, however, that Mr. Smarty Pants might have forgotten one little problem: If all that's left is extreme Christians and Muslims and Jews and whatever else ... couldn't we maybe expect some bloody religious wars? I mean, I don't want to be a downer or anything, but you've got to admit ...

Full story: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_17132026

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