Do religious people have lower divorce rate?

This article:for various faith groups, age groups and geographical areasand this:What Religious Group Has the Highest Divorce Rate in the US?Seems to imply that religious people seem to have higher divorce rates that agnostics/athiests.This:New Marriage

How does ambition work?

I would say an ambition works like a dream. Then there is an algorithm that will help you fulfil it. If you stick to it you will get there. Many times there is an error, something goes wrong or something unexpected happens and you need to make some changes to your plans. If you hold

How many people in the world can perform one-arm push-ups?

While I cannot answer your question, I want to point out that more than 1/10 people can do ten repetitions of push ups in most parts of the world. In my house, 4/6 people can do one-armed pushups (Around ten repetitions). It is not as hard as it looks, it is all about

Is India going from a male-dominated society to a female-dominated one?

I have written a lot about gender issues and gender equilibrium in our country . I have received fair share of both appreciation and censure . I think this question requires impartial judgement on the part of the author and so I will try to be as impartial as possible .But at the same

Is the United States of America a failed state?

I think it is. Big business has squelched private enterprise to an alarming degree. It's only the true pioneers in new tech fields that can make money.The cost of living has increased, but salaries have not kept pace. A good

What do you think is the reason for falling marriage rates & increasing divorce rates of society?

People live a lot longer now than ever before, so maybe people have different needs in different stages of their lives, and maybe someone who matched at one stage is not a good match in another stage, so couple drifts apart unless they managed to catch a parallelle change of stage and

What does the divorce rate of a country suggest about its society?

I think it says something about the sophistication of that nation's economy and/or the level of religious cohesion. Many nations with high divorce rates are industrialized or highly technological societies. A preponderance of non first world countries with higher divorce rates are communist or formerly communist nations,

What if a housewife is respected more than working women?

A2AI searched and read a lot to provide an answer for this question.I finally found, the answer to it in Priyanka Chopra's recent interview.Following is an excerpt -

Which politically incorrect thing(s) do you believe in?

I have a lot of them (Most are about the U.S)Video games DO NOT cause school shooters. This has been proven time and time again by scientific studies that video games have no direct correlation with violence and school shootings. But do you know what is

Why are divorce rates on the rise? Is there a correlation between affluence and divorce rates?

Before you ask why, ask if.Divorce rates are not on the rise in the USA, they are declining.Now as to your second question, the poor are more likely to get divorced than the middle and upper classes. Financial strain negatively affects a marriage. But that doesn't mean wealth preserves it, just that the lack of

Why is divorce bad for society?

I thought about this very question several years ago.Here's what I came to, from a Christian perspective.I don't understand this. I've seen several friends separate or divorce during my near 20 years of marriage. Within the Christian community, it's often said that divorce is a sin, which is many people's interpretation of the Biblical statement,

Why is modern society so alienating?

In today's society and in the world, alienation is widespread and can be seen everywhere. We primarily live in a culture of consumerism where dangerous, grimy, and underpaid work is the standard on a world scale. Everyone's focus has been changed over

Why is the divorce rate lower among members of the military?

I don't have any reliable statistics but 20 years in the army and airforce gives me the idea that the opposite is true. Probably a higher rate due to many different factors. The mission comes first. Frequent separations. financial considerations,lots of overtime,stress that comes with raising

Will India end up having a Muslim majority in the future? What will be the social, economical and political consequences if that happens?

First of all, this is a very long and serious answer related to the future of India. Those who are expecting some *proud to be Indian* facts can stop reading right here.Also, the absolute fundamental facts in this answer are going to offend many

Can a non-autistic person watch an autistic person socializing, and, afterwards, give feedback, like point out the non-verbals he or she missed?

Physically speaking, of course they can. Anyone can observe, and then speak to the person they have observed - autistic people can do this too.Whether you should do this, though, is the question. If the autistic person has asked you to observe them and make comments to them afterwards, then it may be

When did we as a society decide it was bad to be fat? Not obese, just like regularly overweight.

It is fairly recently. In many parts of the world, fat is still beautiful and thin is a sign of sickness or poverty. For example in Mauritania in western Africa, beautiful people are fat. Families send thin children to fat farms to fatten up, so they will attract the best spouses. If a woman is thin,

Why can't human beings stop killing each other intentionally?

Yeah I mean really!! That's the most important question ever asked on Quora about the Future of humanity, very short if the tendency stays at the same space. Glad you are asking it! Very legitimate question indeed, why can't we stop killing each other and destroy our only planet? Why can't we live

Why do people believe in conspiracy theories? What is appealing about these theories and why do they persist despite logic and general consensus that they are false? What are some reasons for the popularity of these theories?

Why do people believe in conspiracy theories? Strangely enough, the best explanation is that they're comforting. Studies have shown that belief in conspiracy theories is most prevalent among (1) fearful/uncertain people who (2) feel as though they lack control over their own lives. See Here's Why People Believe In Conspiracy Theories. Conspiracy

Why does western society treat animals better than human beings?

It does not. I would challenge you to spend one week at an animal rescue centre such as the Society for the Protection of Animals (SPCA) and that would change your mind.In western society unfortunately many animals are viewed as fashion statements or status symbols. When they have

Are humans really happy?

You are actually right  but that isn't 100% true. Life wasn't that peaceful even in the antiquity. Whatever  may be circumstances Life provides us with opportunity to be peaceful,  to be Happy, to be Joyous and to be frustrated and to be sad.After reading a lot of history I am quite

Do fat friends make you fat?

Yes, fat friends can make you fat.A person's chances of becoming obese increased by 57% if he or she had a friend who became obese in a given interval.http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10....http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/2...Not discussed in the above paper is also the possibility of infection

Is India going from a male-dominated society to a female-dominated one?

No.Let me tell you based on my real experience today.I work as RBSK doctor in Thirumanur block. So my job nature is to visit 105 schools and 122 anganwadi centres and screen children for diseases.Today I visited a village named Melaramanallur a riverine island in the river Kollidam about 50 km from Thanjavur.Though I planned for regular screening

Is the United States of America a failed state?

I think it is. Big business has squelched private enterprise to an alarming degree. It's only the true pioneers in new tech fields that can make money.The cost of living has increased, but salaries have not kept pace. A good portion of our middle-class jobs have been sent offshore. Minimum wage means that husband and wife must

What are biggest misconceptions about emotions?

Your emotions are likely not your own.(most of the times, sociologists can even put a percentage on the likelihood of that one happening)Malcolm Gladwell devoted a whole chapter in 'The Tipping Point' about this huge misconception related to our emotions that they are 'in-out'.We think that manifestations of emotions

What are some things that social scientists know but most people don't?

It's fair to say that many social scientists take away different things from their training and experience, especially given how broad the term "social science" is. Here are a few things I've learned from my experiences as an anthropology major,

What is a hippie?

Hippies generally also had these traits: They generally had no jobs, no ambition, no direction; they often parked themselves on public sidewalks.They had very long hair, including the men.They had a slovenly appearance, but did like wearing lots of colors with seemingly improvised patternsThey prized individuality and going up

What makes someone seem unattractive or attractive?

Human aesthetic capacities are partly founded on evolutionary systems associated with reproduction and the ability to distinguish viable partners displaying familiarity health and robustness as contributors bearers and protectors of a gene line, If the genes cannot survive they die,

Why are whites in the USA generally not referred to as 'European Americans'?

Because the practice of calling all African Americans ‘African Americans' is actually bizarre and over rated to begin with.Look, almost everyone in the US is entirely mixed in some way, even if they look like one thing or another. And the truth is, an

Why do most people fear what they don't understand?

I completely agree with what Ian and LeRoy have already written, and just want to add that the amygdala (that small ancient part of your brain that is responsible, in part, for the flight-or-flight assessment) doesn't need full and complete information to activate. If something is "close enough" to a threat, your amygdala will

Why do people think sweat is disgusting?

Well sweat under the arms begins to smell bad if you don't really bathe often but in a healthy individual the bacteria that contribute to the oder are probiotic and ward off fungal infections which is far more offensive to the individual often fungal infections are itchy and

Why do some developed countries' people think they know things better than developing countries' people?

Now, firstly, let's be clear here: We're obviously not talking about the marjority of people in any country here, we're discussing the reasons for such views, that are held by radical minorities. Or so I'd like to believe.And now, what I think could be the answer: Because they think that if the developing countries are poor then

Are unmarried couples happier than married couples?

Apparently yes, since they break up a lot more frequently than married couples do, even if they have children together. Which means they don't stay together past "the thrill is gone" stage.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Expanding my answer after discussion with User.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Due to financial and social penalty of

Do you think these people were very irresponsible?

I understand that you are worried for your friend but, honestly, you shouldn't be. At the age of 18/19 depending on when this happened, your friend is responsible for himself.If he thought he was in danger and still went in the water HE was irresponsible. I

Has no-fault divorce destroyed the American family by giving women incentives to end their marriages?

No, it allowed women (and men) the freedom to escape bad marriages without the government butting in to find out if the reason why is "sufficient".Edit: Anonymous  (Of course) So you don't find it relevant that (1) the parent who gets physical custody gets

How does ambition work?

I would say an ambition works like a dream. Then there is an algorithm that will help you fulfil it. If you stick to it you will get there. Many times there is an error, something goes wrong or something unexpected happens and you need to make

How does it feel to obtain 'self-realization'?

Self-realisation is a mental exercise that would result in your becoming a most practical person to start with. You will be unshackled from the beliefs and notions that binds people in knots and in constant confrontation.Your mind will be utterly free from any heavy or hard thoughts

Is America 'post-marriage'?

I am not divorced, so I'll leave that perspective to someone else, but first of all, marriage itself is far from a universal concept, and the current ideal of two people making a life long commitment is relatively recent and narrowly practiced as well, and it changes frequently, even in Western history. Divorce, polygyny, polyamory, and other

Is capitalism needed in a progressive society?

Diffuse capitalism where the owners of capital make most economic decisions, but capital is allocated diffusely enough so capitalists do not have significant market power in any market, not just goods markets, is the only economic system consistent with the liberal principle that we have found so far. The liberal principle is that everyone should

There's much talk about 'fake news,' being in a 'post-truth' era, etc, but what are some actual things we can collectively do as a society to improve the situation, not just as individuals?

Uh. Not sure how to respond, here. Societies are made of individuals, so we'd all have to agree on what to do. That requires individuals to spread the word or lead the way.So we'd all individually have to learn a thing or do a thing to change things...Anyway, what's needed is education. That's usually

What does the divorce rate of a country suggest about its society?

I think it says something about the sophistication of that nation's economy and/or the level of religious cohesion. Many nations with high divorce rates are industrialized or highly technological societies. A preponderance of non first world countries with higher divorce rates are communist or formerly

What drives you mad about modern society?

That people who are too busy have majority of their contact with the outside world through tv, reality tv and social media. They get angry and sad over posts and think that is how the world is now even though in their own experience they haven't encountered anything like it.Too much fantasy not renough reality in modern society

Why are divorce rates on the rise? Is there a correlation between affluence and divorce rates?

Before you ask why, ask if.Divorce rates are not on the rise in the USA, they are declining.Now as to your second question, the poor are more likely to get divorced than the middle and upper classes. Financial strain negatively affects a marriage. But that doesn't mean

Why is the divorce rate lower among members of the military?

I don't have any reliable statistics but 20 years in the army and airforce gives me the idea that the opposite is true. Probably a higher rate due to many different factors. The mission comes first. Frequent separations. financial considerations,lots of overtime,stress that comes with raising children without