Pastafarians: The Most Charitable Human Beings

Friendly Atheist Hemant Mehta reports:

I’ve mentioned before how atheists are atop the leaderboard at Kiva — a website that “allows people to lend money via the Internet to microfinance institutions in developing countries which in turn lend the money to small businesses…” It’s a wonderful charity.

The 5,000+ members of the Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers, Secular Humanists and the Non-Religious group have given over $763,000 in loans!

And Kiva Christians are in second :)

But here’s a fun twist: If you sort by category, by “Religious Congregations,” who sits atop the leaderboard then?

Not Kiva Mormons. They’re in 3rd.

Not Catholic Kiva. They’re in 2nd.

In 1st, members of The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster! The 600+ members have loaned over $82,000.

Take that, Marianne!

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