Christianity Johnson on 11 Dec 2008 12:01 am
How many adults in the U.S. pray? According to this article, the number is an astounding 90%:
Why are they praying? About half of those adults are asking for something:
the prayers fell into one of three categories — about 28 percent of prayers were requests of God, 28 percent were prayers to both thank and petition God, while another 22 percent of the prayers just thanked God.
Think about that. We can easily see that God doesn’t answer prayers with the simple observation that God won’t heal amputees. We can back that up with other observations as well as scientific research. It is obvious to every rational person that prayer is nothing but an elaborate superstition. Yet 90% of adults participate in this superstition.
If you are in the 90% and would like to instead become rational, this book can help: