Pew study predicts the decline of the Nones, but more likely just doesn’t understand them

Another major public opinion research group released another major report last week (the first being the Angus Reid Institute’s report on Faith in Canada). This time it was the Pew Research Center, but their report is not another survey. They collected demographic data from 2,500 censuses and large-scale surveys from … Continue reading

Angus Reid survey: Faith in Canada

The Angus Reid Institute recently did a fairly comprehensive survey about religious beliefs and attitudes in Canada. Most of the results about the numbers of beliefs and the growth of non-belief won’t surprise regular readers here. But there were some interesting findings.

Numbers matter. Be counted.

This pic shows the typical Canadian atheist: Add your name to the list of 12,031 Canadians who have contributed to this data. Be counted in the Atheist Census a project of Atheist Alliance International. h/t: CFI Calgary Atheist Census Atheist Census  

The Paradox of Russian Religiosity

A couple of days ago, Lawrence Krauss tweeted that Russian authorities were attempting to shut down his and Richard Dawkins’s movie, The Unbelievers in theatres throughout Russia. This tweet came at an opportune time for me because lately I’ve been obsessively interested in Russia and Russian politics. Like the US, Russia … Continue reading

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