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New study finds ¼ of Americans are Nonreligious.

  • Haikugal (6816 posts)
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    New study finds ¼ of Americans are Nonreligious.

    BREAKING: The nonreligious are now the largest religious demographic in the country.
    “This is a wake-up call to lawmakers and politicians across the country. The rapid growth of the nonreligious is among the most drastic and consequential changes to the American political landscape in recent history. It is time for both political parties to take notice of this trend and rewrite their playbooks.” -Larry T. Decker, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America


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  • GZeusH (2495 posts)
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    1. Praise Jesus, let it rise.

    Policy:  The mistaken notion that bossy people have that they can influence other people's behavior through majority rule.
  • Deadpool (12372 posts)
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    2. The largest jump is seen in the youngest age group…

    This is a big deal. If 39% of people under 30 are non-religious (and they remain that way in the future), it suggests that Nones will dominate the landscape in a generation.

    • Haikugal (6816 posts)
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      3. Very, very good news! I like this trend…

  • MRM1024 (234 posts)
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    4. It is always good to hear when people are waking up.

    Let’s keep it going!


  • Rod Beauvex (296 posts)
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    5. Sadly though….

    As an atheist, I can’t hope the bad people people rot in hell.


    Speaking of hell, has anyone seen Satan lately?

  • misanthroptimist (759 posts)
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    6. My, how things have changed!

    When I became an atheist in the late 1970s, I was the only atheist that I personally knew. I didn’t meet another atheist for ~five years. I suspect that I knew some others, but they were laying low. Now, atheism is rather mundane. And that’s a good thing, imo.

    "We watched the tragedy unfold; We did as we were told; We bought and sold; It was the greatest show on Earth; But then it's over" -Roger Waters, Amused to Death