Interesting article in the Independent online: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...-uk-were-a-village-of-100-people-1754307.html Good way to gain a meaningful perspective on what we are as a group of people. I must admit, it makes the UK seem rather a cosy place to me... The posted comments at the bottom of the article are mostly pretty daft - let's see if we can do better here... Some of the points that were interesting to me: Only 8 people would be Scottish - and 84 would be English. I knew that the English were in the majority in the UK, but not nearly by how much. The same number of people as would be Scottish - 8 - would not be described as "white". 72 people would claim to be Christian - but only 10 would actually attend a church. Only 2 would be Muslim. So much for the tabloid-style hate- and scare-mongering stories of Britain disappearing under a wave of Islam. Very interesting that the majority of the village would be 'lapsed' Christians though - using the term as a cultural identifier rather than a faith one. 15 people would be described as "not religious" - but I daresay that a fair number of those 62 non-practising-Christians might quite fairly be added to that number? Approx. 6 people would be homosexual. Reactions to this number (which I've seen before put at about 10) seem to come in two types - those who take an interest in this kind of thing cry "underestimate", while those who don't cry "overestimate". 1 person in 17 doesn't seem unreasonable to me, based on my circles of friends. 3 people would be proper vegetarians. Seems low to me, I think? Probably the circles I move in have more veggies than average, though. Which of the points made you think?