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Do children of religious families grow up to make better "life choices" than the "godless" children, so to speak?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:52 AM on Mar. 12, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I don't think so. Just because a child is "Godless", doesn't meant he family doesn't have morals and values. And, maybe they have a belief in God, but don't attend Church. they are two different things. There is always the Golden Rule.....
    tomib

    Answer by tomib at 11:12 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • You will not get a straight answer to this question just so you know.
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 8:55 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • No, I do not think religion has anyting to do with the choices we make, examples are more suitable to guide.
    There are no Godless children regardless of whether they beleive in him, he beleives in them.
    older

    Answer by older at 8:55 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • There are so many more factors to consider. Socio-economics plays a big role in the "life choices" that are available to a young person. Some religions in this country have a higher percentage of wealthy people giving their children more financial opportunities. Statistically in the US, Jewish families have a larger income than fundamentalist Christian families. That doesn't make one superior to the other, but it does mean that speaking ONLY on statistics, Jewish families have a greater financial capacity to influence "life choices" for their kids.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 9:06 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • No i don't think so.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:09 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • I don't think so. I wasn't raised in a religious family and I'm just fine. I'm not perfect, but I'm good. I don't smoke, drink, do drugs, commit crimes, etc. So no it doesn't matter.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:14 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • ecodani,You can't really put everyone into a strotypical group. Aside from that,seriously,how can anyone get a true answer to a question like this? There are SO many factors involved in the chioces ppl make~there are a lot of celebs that do drugs,drink. This is a tough one.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • There are more religious people in prison than non-religious. Just saying...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:36 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • I have never meet a good religious person..EVER..not even in a church...
    ryanlynn

    Answer by ryanlynn at 9:39 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • Bwahahahahahah.
    LokisMama

    Answer by LokisMama at 9:40 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

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