Re: Love is not an algorithm
Maybe they are testing for shallowness?
Seriously, though, doesn't the use of on-line dating serve as an index of our shallowness? Prioritizing selection, with all its self-image issues, over relationship? I mean, is it any wonder people misrepresent themselves?
A bit strange on a Christian Singles website, but my experience is that talking about religion is an exercise in walking on eggshells at first, even if you already know the person pretty well. Even at church, talking about religion tends to stay on the surface and revolve around practical issues.
The guy who wants to tell you about what his prayer life has been like lately comes across pretty flaky. That's what Bible Study and Men's Group and other small sharing groups are about.
(Sorry if I misquoted. I should learn to copy these things into a word processing document and then re-copy, but I forget.)
Well, putting my social sciences hat on, it's probably both, no? It solves some practical problems, potentially including getting past loneliness, but it also puts on display our loss of community, and the practical solutions that people used to rely on.