Atheists Are Still the Most Unelectable Group in America

Gallup has released the results of their not-quite-annual poll asking people the following question: If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be ________, would you vote for that person? Obviously, most of the discussion in the media will revolve around the results for “Mormon” — 80% of Americans could [Read More...]

Australian Census Reports Increase in Percentage of Non-Believers

The 2011 Australian census was released today and there’s good news when it comes to religion: While Catholicism has remained the most common religion with a quarter of the population, Anglicans have lost ground to those identifying themselves with no religion. The non-believers are now the second largest group with 22.3 per cent of the [Read More...]

Christian Group Is Freaking Out Because Young People Are Questioning Their Faith

You know that Pew Research Center chart showing that Millennials are doubting their faith more now than ever before? Micah Clark, writing for the Illinois Family Institute, is flipping out: There is a new poll out that ought to be a call to action for every pastor and patriotic American. Because, you can’t be patriotic [Read More...]

Video of My CNN Appearance

There’s video of me and Jesse Galef on CNN! The transcript is here. A few things to note: 1) I didn’t know I was sitting at an angle. Awkward… 2) No one told me about the image behind me. I knew there was a green screen, but I wasn’t expecting that… 3) When I’ve appeared [Read More...]

Dave Silverman on CNN: Will God Exist in 50 Years?

Here’s why I love watching Dave Silverman appear on TV: He knows exactly what message he wants to get across. You might argue that he speaks in absolutes — there’s no nuance in any of his answers — but when you’re on camera for something like this, you don’t know if you will have 30 [Read More...]


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