Re: virus: RE : A most unscientific poll

Mon, 04 Nov 1996 18:37:06 -0600

Hakeeb wrote,
> Recently I quoted an MIT study which claimed that there was a correlation between the order of birth and
> rebellious nature. I have a theory of my own I want to throw out (and I'm sure when you read it, you'll
> want to throw it out as well). So here goes :-
> Is there a correlation between height and atheism? I'm 185cm (6'-1") and I believe that Arnold
> Schwarenegger is about 193cm (6'-4") and we're both atheists (never mind he's a kiss-ass Republican). I'm
> only guessing but I'd like to believe that Michael Crichton is an atheist and he's 7'+. John Larroquette
> and Paula Poundstone are also tall atheists.
> So, how many tall atheists (>183cm [>6']) are there on the Virus List? Short atheists need not respond,
> it'll only fuck up my theory.

I'm 6-1, and am agnostic. But if we checked the NBA, where the average
guy is well over six feet, I'm
sure we would find most of them to be non-atheist. (Of course, I think
we'd also find that most would
have serious difficulty spelling their own name, too.)

> For the more serious-minded Virions who are pissed off by this poll, keep in mind that there is such a
> thing as the "tight-ass" meme.

I hope my response doesn't imply that my ass is, er, 'loose' or