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Religion? Anyone?

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Hmmmn.

Everyone seems to be a Unitarian.
This http://beliefnet.com/story/76/story_7665_1.html thing seems to have missed a few religions that are actually in practice on the planet, based on the fact my answers were specifically pointed at Shinto.


1. Unitarian Universalism (100%)
2. Mainline to Liberal Christian Protestants (87%)
3. Liberal Quakers (86%)
4. Mahayana Buddhism (81%)
5. Theravada Buddhism (81%)
6. Neo-Pagan (80%)
7. Jainism (71%)
8. Christian Science (Church of Christ, Scientist) (71%)
9. Bahá'í Faith (70%)
10. Hinduism (67%)
11. New Age (67%)
12. Secular Humanism (64%)
13. Taoism (61%)
14. New Thought (60%)
15. Scientology (58%)
16. Sikhism (54%)
17. Orthodox Quaker (52%)
18. Nontheist (51%)
19. Reform Judaism (50%)
20. Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (47%)
21. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) (46%)
22. Jehovah's Witness (35%)
23. Seventh Day Adventist (32%)
24. Islam (30%)
25. Orthodox Judaism (30%)
26. Eastern Orthodox (19%)
27. Roman Catholic (19%)
  • Precisely my point. Want to bet that there are more Shintoists out there than Baha'i? Or New Thought?

    But this is what we get for putting too much stock in Internet quizzes.
    • Fact: 80% of Japanese citizens consider themselves to follow the Shinto faith. There are 126,974,628 people living in Japan (July 2002 est.), per http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html.

      I'm pretty sure there are not 100 million of some of these other faiths. Though I will admit it is not the largest faith on the planet by a long stretch.
      Ah well.
  • And actually, not everybody comes up Unitarian
    Without attempting to weight it, I actually did come up Reform Jew #1
  • I came up Neo-Pagan and New Age (same percentage) along with, yes, Unitarian.

    But I know lots of folks who didn't come up Unitarian, so I don't think the test is weighted in favor of it. Perhaps you just know lots of people with Unitarian style values re: Organized religion?

    --Ember--
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