Confession Re: [FoRK] "Peace and Love"

Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> on Fri Dec 21 06:32:44 PST 2007

On Dec 21, 2007 9:23 AM, Russell Turpin <deafbox at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> sateesh.narahari at gmail.com:
> > "Religious people are less depressed, less anxious and less suicidal than
> > nonreligious people."
>
> A salient point, if one evaluates belief in the same fashion one
> evaluates an antidepressant drug. It's interesting that both the
> critics and defenders of religion are quick to compare it to Prozac.

I believe the phrase you're looking for is 'opiate of the people.' No
one ever said opium addicts were unhappy...

Luis

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