Cancer Survey – Many people believe quackery works

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In the US the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has conducted their second Cancer poll and has just released the results. Side note: The word Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. In other words, ASCO are the subject matter experts. They have a keen interest … Read moreCancer Survey – Many people believe quackery works

Pew have a new way of measuring what you believe

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Often a survey or poll will ask you to tick an option such as those illustrated above. Many will dutifully respond and tick the option that best describes their cultural heritage. This however says nothing at all about what people actually believe, but instead perhaps reflects their ethnic or cultural heritage. If you want to … Read morePew have a new way of measuring what you believe

BBC News: “More than half in UK are non-religious”

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 moreBBC News: “More than half in UK are non-religious”

New Insights: 53% of Britons are non-religious

The results of the latest British Social Attitudes survey have now been published, and as might perhaps be anticipated, the number of non-religious people has continued its upward trend. Where can I find the precise details? Press Release for the latest survey is here  A PDF containing the full survey results can be found here. … Read moreNew Insights: 53% of Britons are non-religious

Pew Poll Results: Why do the nones reject religious belief?

The rise of a new demography across the US human landscape is perhaps well-known. Various pew-research polls have established that as many as almost 1 in 4 (to be more precise 23%) have opted out, no longer retain a belief,  and do not identify themselves as religious. As reported by pew in May 2015 … Religious … Read morePew Poll Results: Why do the nones reject religious belief?

Has religious decline come to a halt in the UK?

The National Center for social research has recently released some new statistics. In this they reveal that the decline of religion within the UK appears to have halted. The UK’s Telegraph has in turn picked this up and run with that .. Decline of religion in Britain ‘comes to a halt’ – major study suggests … Read moreHas religious decline come to a halt in the UK?