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  •  I did a little research about this question (5+ / 0-)

    the other day. It's late, so  just going to Link you to my answer.

    I usually hate when folks link to their previous comments. But I have internal links to external  research there.

    The answer is yes, Fundies are a minority of Americans. It's hard to tell how much of a minority because Pew lumps Evangelicals and Fundamentalists together, and they're often very different (you can have liberal Evangelical churches). But even so, Fundies are a minority.

    © grover

    So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

    by grover on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 12:46:46 AM PDT

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    •  This may be in your link as well ... (4+ / 0-)
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      mapamp, Ahianne, enhydra lutris, NonnyO

      but equating fundamentalism with extremist sects that forbid medical care or handle snakes (as the original commenter did) isn't right, either. Even here in Alabama, those are a really tiny minority. Other fundamentalist churches put them in the whackadoodle category.

      Just because you're not a drummer doesn't mean that you don't have to keep time. -- T. Monk

      by susanala on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 04:46:24 AM PDT

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      •  A is a member of class B doesn't mean "all B (0+ / 0-)

        are A". Sheeesh.

        That, in its essence, is fascism--ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt --

        by enhydra lutris on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 11:42:31 AM PDT

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