If religious faith causes suicide why is it that atheists are far more suicidal that those of faith?
"Concerning suicide rates, this is the one indicator of societal health in which religious nations fare much better than secular nations. According to the 2003 World Health Organization's report on international male suicides rates (which compared 100 countries), of the top ten nations with the highest male suicide rates, all but one (Sri Lanka) are strongly irreligious nations with high levels of atheism. It is interesting to note, however, that of the top remaining nine nations leading the world in male suicide rates, all are former Soviet/Communist nations, such as Belarus, Ukraine, and Latvia. Of the bottom ten nations with the lowest male suicide rates, all are highly religious nations with statistically insignificant levels of organic atheism."
"Religious affiliation is associated with less suicidal behavior in depressed inpatients"
If living in a christian nation causes suicide among homosexuals. Then why is there a higher attempted suicide rate of young homosexuals in the worlds most atheists nations, than in the evil very religious USA?
European Sexual Minority Suicidality Studies
It seems in the real world, not the made up straw man world of some the true is
Suicide by the Faithless.
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