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View Poll Results: Does a vote for Trump decrease the likelihood for going to heaven?
Yes 10 55.56%
No 8 44.44%
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Old 7th November 2016, 08:58 AM   #1
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Would a vote for Trump decrease the lucklihood of going to heaven?

Just curious as to the general consensus would be from the skeptic community?
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Old 7th November 2016, 09:02 AM   #2
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Don't know, but I'm adding "lucklihood" to my vocabulary list. I'm guessing it means: "the probability of a beneficial outcome by chance."
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Old 7th November 2016, 09:06 AM   #3
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What kind of support does Trump have in the gay community? I would suspect it's less than the proportion of people who are gay, so a simple analysis would suggest that the average Trump voter would be less likely to be a client of Heaven than a non-trump voter.

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Old 7th November 2016, 09:09 AM   #4
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Trump voters might still go to heaven, but if he wins there will be Hell to pay.
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Old 7th November 2016, 09:17 AM   #5
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If he gets the nuclear launch codes, there's a good chance the 7 billion of us will be in Heaven soon.
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Old 7th November 2016, 09:26 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by marplots View Post
Don't know, but I'm adding "lucklihood" to my vocabulary list. I'm guessing it means: "the probability of a beneficial outcome by chance."
Geeze. I at least got it right in the poll question.
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Old 7th November 2016, 09:27 AM   #7
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You forgot 3 options :
3) I ain't even American !
4) Heaven does nit exists so... ?
5) Planet X

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Old 7th November 2016, 09:39 AM   #8
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The opposite - the more you suffer in this life, the better chance at front row seats in the afterlife .
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Old 7th November 2016, 09:44 AM   #9
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The way I figure it is this:

there is no afterlife, but the world is wondrous and it's all the heaven we'll get.

A vote for Trump is done by people who believe the world is hell, and thus it pretty well guarantees that whatever heaven there is, you've missed it so far; and the future is bleak, as a loss confirms that your world is hell and a win brings it closer to reality.
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Old 7th November 2016, 10:09 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
The opposite - the more you suffer in this life, the better chance at front row seats in the afterlife .
This was my thought.
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Old 7th November 2016, 06:09 PM   #11
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Going to where exactly? Heaven? Where is that?
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Old 7th November 2016, 06:27 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Caper View Post
Just curious as to the general consensus would be from the skeptic community?
For who going to Heaven? The voter, Trump, or someone else?
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Old 7th November 2016, 06:43 PM   #13
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Coincidentally, I believe the odds of my voting for Trump to be exactly equal to the odds of me going to Heaven.
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Old 7th November 2016, 06:52 PM   #14
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It's hard to imagine a god of a universe with millions of clusters of galaxies caring about the politics of one country, on one planet in the slightly regarded, unfashionable western spiral arm of the Milky Way.

Hat tip to Douglas Adams.
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Old 7th November 2016, 07:01 PM   #15
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If you believe in Heaven then a vote for Trump has every chance of getting you there sooner.
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Old 8th November 2016, 04:50 AM   #16
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Of course Trump supporters will go to Heaven. Trump is a Republican. Jesus was a Republican. Duh.
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Old 8th November 2016, 10:38 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Caper View Post
Just curious as to the general consensus would be from the skeptic community?
If there was a heaven and a decent god, no one voting for Trump would be able to avoid going to Hell. Rapidly.
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Old 9th November 2016, 06:56 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by fuelair View Post
If there was a heaven and a decent god, no one voting for Trump would be able to avoid going to Hell. Rapidly.
It's more economical, apparently, to import hell.
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Old 9th November 2016, 07:24 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by Myriad View Post
Trump voters might still go to heaven, but if he wins there will be Hell to pay.

He wins!
…and so we awake to a smaller world.
Whatever heaven may or may not be,
…hard to see how a vote for stupidity could ever get you there.
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