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Exploring Atheism, Secularism, Humanism as well as Logic, Reason and Skepticism In Today's World
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How to spot a heathen - The Daily Californian

How to spot a heathen - The Daily Californian | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

At this present time in the United States, non-religious atheists, agnostics and other non-believers make up over 16 percent of the population, according to Pew Research Center data. This is to say that currently in America, the fourth largest religious tradition is not to adhere to any religious beliefs at all.

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Major Religions Ranked by Size

This is a listing of the major religions of the world, ranked by number of adherents.
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Growing Secularism

Growing Secularism | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Growing Secularism...It is estimated that there are around 1 billion secularists in the world, or about 15% of the total world population. This is smaller than the largest religions, but larger than most religions. What's more, these numbers seem to be growing. We may never reach a point where secularists are a majority, but we are approaching the point (or have reached it already) where secularists and secularism needs to be taken more seriously.

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On the suspension of belief and disbelief | Evolving Thoughts

On the suspension of belief and disbelief | Evolving Thoughts | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

I have often addressed the distinction between atheism and agnosticism but I haven’t said a lot about what agnosticism involves, apart from it being a suspension of judgement about belief claims. So a few remarks are in order, prompted (but probably misreading) a recent paper by Jane Friedman, “Rational Agnosticism and Degrees of Belief“, forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Epistemology, Volume 4.

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What Convinced You? A Survey for Non-Believers | Greta Christina's Blog

What Convinced You? A Survey for Non-Believers | Greta Christina's Blog | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

If you’re a non-believer in religion, and you used to be a believer — what changed your mind?


Was there one particular argument or incident or experience that did the trick? Or was it more of a general softening of the ground, with lots of different factors adding up?

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A Christian Overreaction to An Atheist Group’s Existence

A Christian Overreaction to An Atheist Group’s Existence | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"The Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison took advantage of a program that allows them to send an email to the entire student population… for a price."

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