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Pew still doesn’t understand the nones

by | April 10, 2017

Back in 2015, Pew Research Center released a massive report giving extensive projections on the growth of religions across the world between 2010 and 2050. Among the headline findings was that the Nones – those not part of any religion – would decline as a proportion of the global population from 16.4% to 13.2%. I… Read more »

Weekly Update: to

by | March 18, 2017

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 11-Mar-2017 to 17-Mar-2017.

That “Non Religious Kids are More Altruistic” Study

by | November 8, 2015

I’ve received emails and read many a tweet and Facebook post from gleeful atheists about this study. I can’t really blame them for their excitement, for we are continually confronted with assertions from believers that we just aren’t very moral without religion or that we our default disposition is “sad sack”; for example, Friday’s Real Time with… Read more »

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

by | April 12, 2015

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 175 countries over 6 years,… Read more »

Are You an Atheist; Would You Like To Discuss Death?

by | January 12, 2015

Update: The full/correct email address for Miriam Karrel is mr394666@dal.ca Dalhousie University anthropology student Miriam Karrel would like our help.  Please see her note below: Are you an atheist, and would you like to discuss death? My name is Miriam Karrel, and I am currently researching how atheists or non-believers cope with death as part of… Read more »