Freakonomics received a letter from a reader in Texas writing about being “fake Christians“:
We are agnostics living deep in the heart of Texas and our family fakes Christianity for social reasons. It’s not so much for the sake of my husband or myself but for our young children. We found by experience that if we were truthful about not being regular church attenders, the play dates suddenly ended. Thus started the faking of the religious funk.
LIFE IN THE THEATRE: A homeless man in NYC explains why he likes the movie “Avatar”:
“I hope ‘Avatar’ wins so they keep it in theaters longer,” he said. “It’s three hours long, so you get more time to sleep.”
Take the link. It’s a very interesting account of Greg Sloane’s life.