Number of Teenage Atheists in Canada Is Going Up!

Canadians can be optimistic about this statistic (hey, I rhyme!): Teens who said they definitely believed in God, or a higher power, went from 54% to 37%, from 1984 to 2008, while the number of atheists rose from 6% to 16%. The number of teens that remained uncertain about God stayed at 31%. In an [Read More...]

What Do Non-Religious People Call Themselves?

This is another one of those times when you see the results of a survey and you just scratch your head… The Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life recently released its U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. They found the following result: 5% of American adults say they do not believe in God or [Read More...]

The 2008 American Religious Identification Survey

The American Religious Identification Survey has released numbers for 2008 (previous surveys were done in 2001 and 1990). The theme: Atheism is more popular than ever before, as is overall non-religiosity. Hallelujah! Not just that, our numbers are up in every state! USA Today has fantastic graphics if you want to check them out. I [Read More...]

A Portrait of Generation Next

The Pew Research Center released their latest study on “How young people view their lives, futures and politics.” The young people, ages 18-25, represent “Generation Next.” The results further the idea that our society is heading in the right direction. What does the study (PDF) say? One-in-five members of Generation Next say they have no [Read More...]


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