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Paul Prather: Atheists Embody the Very Things They Hate

June 14, 2010

There’s an increase in the number of atheists and of open doubters in the United States. A study of religious identification by Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., found that 15 percent of us now claim no religion, almost twice the percentage found in 1990. Most of these “nones,” as they’re called in the Trinity report, aren’t atheists per se, but rather agnostics, deists and others of similar views. Only 2 percent of U.S. adults are atheists, the Trinity study found. Still, by another estimate I saw, that’s three times the percentage of avowed atheists 20 years ago.

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  1. June 14, 2010 11:54 pm

    I am glad you are pointing at this in your post. This is alarming, but true. Even my husband declared himself atheist and some of this friends.

    People are thinking they are smart through science and that science is opposed to religion. Some even point that science is their religion of true and facts.

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