New research indicates devoutly religious people have an edge on us heathens.
Church people tend to do better in school, live longer, have more satisfying marriages and be generally happier.
After reviewing eight decades of research, two Miami shrinks have concluded that religiosity promotes self control. Devout people were found to be more likely than others to wear seat belts, go to the dentist and take vitamins.
Tough choice: dentist and vitamins versus whiskey and wild sex. Which is more heavenly? I’ll have to think about that. Join me for a drink?
My wantonness notwithstanding, I find the article fascinating. You might, too. Click here and be sure to read all the way to the last paragraph. That’s where I rest my case.
You sure you don’t want a drink?