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Statistics - Atheism in decline?

Cascade

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mrzurnaci said:
delooleh means "weakening (them)".
I think the root is D-L-Y-L, we usually pronounce it as "dalel" which means "to thin out"
We say "dalel" for pampering. Not sure if it's an Assyrian cognate or an actual borrowed Arab word.

Good you know these complex or rare Assyrian words. But do you know how to put them in a sentence?
 

mrzurnaci

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Neon said:
We say "dalel" for pampering. Not sure if it's an Assyrian cognate or an actual borrowed Arab word.

Good you know these complex or rare Assyrian words. But do you know how to put them in a sentence?
dalel means pampering because when you pamper someone, you're really "thinning them" (weakening them!)

put them in a sentence?

?? ?????????! -> "don't spoil her"
?? ?? ??? ???????  -> "why are you spoiling her?"
 

Cascade

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mrzurnaci said:
dalel means pampering because when you pamper someone, you're really "thinning them" (weakening them!)

put them in a sentence?

?? ?????????! -> "don't spoil her"
?? ?? ??? ???????  -> "why are you spoiling her?"
Could you have written them in Latin at least?

"La dalela" - Don't coddle her
"Qamoodeet daloolo?" - Why are you coddling her?

Is that how you wrote them grammatically?

*Coddle and pamper are synonyms. Spoil is more "ruining" than positively pampering someone.
 

mrzurnaci

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Neon said:
Could you have written them in Latin at least?

"La dalela" - Don't coddle her
"Qamoodeet daloolo?" - Why are you coddling her?

Is that how you wrote them grammatically?

*Coddle and pamper are synonyms. Spoil is more "ruining" than positively pampering someone.
Because in the Assyrian sense, coddling/pampering someone weakens them.

also, in terms of the topic at hand. Atheism isn't really declining, it's just that religious people (muslims) are having more kids on a yearly basis, thus it SEEMS like Atheism is declining but it's actually climbing but, taking the ratio of birth rates, Atheists will be more outnumbered unless these future religious adults become atheists themselves.
 
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