Tag Archives: polls surveys

Red vs. Blue…and Purple and Green and Yellow…

I’m not the libertarian that Fr. Jim is, but I still agree with this sentiment. "Listening to the politicians and talking heads,…one would never suspect that there was anything but the two polar extremes [of conservatives and liberals]." What’s he talking about? A recent Gallup poll: "The Gallup Poll’s annual survey on government found that […]

Blogging and Social Science

The myriad of memes that cross-cross the blogosphere testify to bloggers’ pleasure in answering questions. Why not put that to good use? That’s just what some folks at MIT are doing.

An Open Question To God-Bloggers

In a comment on another blog, Mike Russell of Eternal Perspectives said something that I found very interesting. "I notice that Catholic Blogs are now included on the Blogdom of God aggregator; it's why I'm using it less and less. Not that I don't think they have thoughtful or good posts: I'm just looking for […]

Slacker Mass?

"Almost three-tenths (29%) of male Mass attenders [in Australia] aged between 15 and 29 go to Mass only on Sunday evenings, and a further 13% attend Mass on Sunday evening or at another time. For females of the same age, the corresponding figures are 25% and 16%." …. "the [total] Mass attendance rate among young […]

I, Blogger

Report: Big boost for blogs in 2004 By Martin LaMonica, Staff Writer, CNET News.com The number of blogs and the use of blog readers rose rapidly last year–but a majority of Americans still do not know what a blog is. “Twelve percent of people who read blogs also chose to post comments on them.” Wow, […]