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I will attest that I have been a non-believer from a very young age; a 7 on the scale! I think many classify themselves out of habit. Even I did so for many years when filling in forms, etc. largely because I couldn't be bothered to query why there was no "box" for atheists to tick or argue about it. The closest category on most forms is usually something like "no affiliation" which is actually a copout as it does not really allow an uneqivocal response. But now I am becoming much more vocal about the issue.

I suspect that many of Richard's so-called "census christians" feel similarly and just don't care enough to make waves. In many ways they really are just "cultural christians".

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 23:02:54 UTC | #923607