Originally Posted by Cavalry Doc
There are also ones in Canada and Britain. It appears atheism is experiencing a revival of sorts.
Revival? More like steady growth for a long time. In the U.S., Gallup says that "none" has grown pretty steadily as a religious preference from 1-2% in the 40's and 50's to about 14% in 2012. No sign that will change. In Europe the numbers are much higher, with the number of nonreligious a majority in many countries and at least a quarter or better in most. As I recall, "none" is still thge largest single religious preference in the world.
The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing … more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature [with] no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men …. John Stuart Mill
Last edited by Bren; 02-01-2013 at 10:46..