Friday, September 16, 2016

University of Minnesota: Americans have sharpened their negative views of atheists

Please read: University of Minnesota indicates that American dislike of atheists grew

Why are many Americans sharpening their negative views on atheism?


  1. You might be interested in a new Barna study that shows that the percentage of US citizens that are religiously unaffiliated is 20%. I bring it up because Pew Research showed in 2014 that the unaffiliated was 23%. Of course different polling agencies have different methods and have different results. The Barna poll is based on 5,000+ interviews and also shows that 90% of respondents believed in God.

    1. The Barna study is only marginally relevant as most "Nones"/unaffiliated are theists and not atheists. See: