To the outsider looking in, a system of belief can appear to be one huge collective with some minor variations, but more or less the same. It may in fact be very tempting to view all those with a belief in god as one unified group. In reality, the degree of fragmentation tends to be … Read more What do people with a belief in god actually believe?
The source for Today’s news comes, not from an impartial poll, but rather is sourced from a poll by Barna, an evangelical Christian polling firm based in Ventura, California. To be honest, given their specific bias, I’d be inclined to take any polling results they might advance on any topic, no matter how much I … Read more Skyrocketing Atheism Seen Among America’s Teens
If asked to defined the term “Fake News” then like many of you I would have suggested that this describes a story that is presented as “True” but is not. It turns out that this is wrong and that to me was a great surprise. A recent Gallop poll has revealed something I had not … Read more What exactly is Fake News?
A massive new survey from PRRI reveals seismic shifts in the religious landscape within the US. The report is based on findings from the single largest survey of American religious and denominational identity ever conducted, based on interviews with more than 101,000 Americans from all 50 states conducted across 2016. The report includes detailed information about … Read more PRRI Poll: US religious landscape undergoing dramatic transformation
There is a BBC article (dated 4th Sept) that reports that in the UK … 53% of people described themselves as having “no religion”, in a survey of 2,942 adults by the National Centre for Social Research. Among those aged between 18 and 25, the proportion was higher at 71%. What is their source? The … Read more BBC News: “More than half in UK are non-religious”
Back in 2007 PewResearch did a comprehensive Religious landscape survey. That was then updated with a repeat poll in 2014. You can find all the online results here. There you can drill down into the specific details for any demographic. As a quick summary, here are the overall results … Life has of course moved … Read more Apparently only 92% of Atheists are Atheists