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    Default Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    (CNN) – If you think voters are in cranky mood over politics, a new poll suggests that some of the dissatisfaction may run deeper.
    God’s job performance has trouble measuring up to many Americans' expectations, according to a poll by Public Policy Polling, a Democratic firm based in North Carolina.
    Only 52 percent of Americans approve of God’s job performance, the survey found, though just 9 percent disapprove.

    The polling question that prompted this curious response was, "If God exists, do you approve or disapprove of its performance?"
    "When asked to evaluate God on some of the issues it is responsible for, voters give God its best rating on creating the universe, 71-5," the polling report said. "They also approve of its handling of the animal kingdom 56-11, and even its handling of natural disasters 50-13."
    Dino Grandoni cited the poll in a blog for the Atlantic Wire:
    On the bright side for the Almighty's re-election chances, God is still more popular than House Speaker John Boehner and both Republicans and Democrats in Congress, all of whom polled at 33 percent in the same poll.
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    Believers or not, it seems ridiculous for the public to categorically grade God like this, until you realize that it's pollsters who asked the questions in the first place
    Public Policy Polling used automated telephone interviews to survey 928 American voters from July 15 to 17. The voters were represented by a mix of liberal, moderate and conservative voters. The poll's margin of error was +/-3.2%.
    article: http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/0...b-performance/

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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    Which raises the question, what's the tooth fairy's approval rating?
    Ehhh, I dunno if I'll stick around. We'll see.

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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    If people disapprove of the being they believe in and trust, then how does that measure the worth of such trust and belief? I say it a lot and I'll say it again: Many more people are a part of a religious following than there are people who live under their religions.

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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    It seems to me on first glance that the poll doesn't say much of substance about people's attitude towards religion itself; the assumption of the existence of God is built into the question beforehand by the "if" clause, so an atheist or agnostic could theoretically answer in the positive without endorsing any particular belief. It looks more like a reflection people's attitude towards the general state of current affairs, if anything (to which of course one could argue that their view is too optimistic/pessimistic).
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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    I'm amazed it's so high........

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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    Quote Originally Posted by Manhattan_Project_2000 View Post
    Which raises the question, what's the tooth fairy's approval rating?
    Probably pretty high. God doesn't hand out money for every person that dies. Though that would make religion a lot more interesting. "I'm sorry your husband died but on the bright side God left 2 euro under his corpse!"
    This is a Sig. It's horribly out of date.

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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    Quote Originally Posted by Manhattan_Project_2000 View Post
    Which raises the question, what's the tooth fairy's approval rating?
    well, look at it this way:

    God's approval rating is now substantially low, meaning that the December 29th elections in 2012, the Flying Spaghetti Monster and the Invisible Pink Unicorn might have a fighting chance on this one.

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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    Mention religion on the net, and it's bound to be thrown into the wood chipper. Go figure.

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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    How do I vote God out of office?
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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    I guess it's those warlocks that are giving him a bad rating! Because according to the church, warlocks and witches are evil.

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    Default Re: Polls show God's job approval rating stands at 52%

    lol I don't know why are you all raging.
    It's clearly a joke.

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