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← Atheism IS Increasing at the Expense of Theism!

strangebrew's Avatar Jump to comment 1 by strangebrew

Drop by drop...drip by drip!

There will come a tipping point in about five years...then the decline will be absolutely meteoric, in the West anyway. Mainly because the age group that props the pro statistics up will be shuffling off this mortal coil. It is by no means certain that they will be replaced by a younger generation....seems not!

America has a problem, theists are increasing but certain belief in god seems to be wonder they are conflicted!

Thus, we can conclude that atheism is not fighting a desperate battle against a rising tide of organized religion in the West, and theists should be gravely concerned about their situation in many countries, especially the most successful societies, since the rise of atheism is predominant among Western youth, and largely casual atheism predominates when democratic societies are at their most successful.

Wed, 30 May 2012 21:31:46 UTC | #944625