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13. Good point. GB and Europe have far more atheists than US
Thu Feb 23, 2012, 03:02 PM
Feb 2012

It is only in the last few years, from about 1990, that Americans have even allowed atheists to speak prominently, without death threats.

Though that after all, is significant progress.

Not long ago by the way, the US was often rated 98% or 99% Christian; only recently has that number gone down to say, 89%. With the major remainer being taken now by agnostics, "no religion" folks, and a few atheists.

My impression is that in GB or England, the proportion is now closer to 50/50?

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