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  •  The likely mechanism for the correlation (1+ / 0-)
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    is that high divorce rates are associated with marrying young, and both marrying young and marriage inequality are associated with fundie dominance of the local culture.

    One could also argue (though it's harder to empirically demonstrate) that lower divorce rates indicate people taking marriage more seriously, and people who take marriage seriously think it should be as widely available as possible.

    Unfortunately when smart and educated people get crazy ideas they can come up with plausibly truthy arguments. -- Andrew F Cockburn

    by ebohlman on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 04:56:08 PM PDT

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