More Americans Choose Reason Over Religion

From a recent gallup poll:

This Christmas season, 78% of Americans identify with some form of Christian religion, a proportion that has been declining in recent decades. The major reason for this decline has been an increase in the percentage of Americans claiming no religious identity, now at 13% of all adults.

What Is Your Religious Preference? 1948-2009 Trend

… I might be naive of course. Just because more Americans abdicate from fairy tales of talking snakes, virgin births, or a Jewish zombie sent to earth by his father who was really himself, doesn’t mean they are not choosing some other blind ideologies, such as socialism, belief in government, etc.

In the long run, reason will prevail. But the long run is, by definition, long …

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