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  •  Regarding the Postal Service and the report by a (0+ / 0-)

    German, atheist-based company:  we should accept this report because, why?  It seems to me to be an unsupported report from  an interested party, with some resulting publicity and generation of sympathy by otherwise disinterested co-nonreligionists.  And I'm agnostic.

    •  They did a good job, but (2+ / 0-)
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      DarkSyde, gfv6800

      the study did lack a better control. They sent unmarked packages and marked packages, so it could be that any mark package would be delayed. But their study does show that the atheist branded packages took long and were sometimes lost. It is statistically pretty sound.

      They are planning on doing it again with three kinds of tape. An atheist message, a neutral one, and a Christian message. I am curious to see those results.

      It is possible to read the history of this country as one long struggle to extend the liberties established in our Constitution to everyone in America. - Molly Ivins

      by se portland on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 09:35:08 AM PDT

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