Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to religion in Canada, most adults believe Catholics, evangelicals, and Muslims do more harm than good. All three religions had a net negative score when people were asked if their members helped or hurt Canadian society. Evangelical Christians received the lowest scores. Those are some of the takeaways from a new survey […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Fox News isn’t just a news network or part of a larger media and entertainment umbrella. It is a lifestyle, a political worldview, a cult. This bubble or better, cage, is where Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity are the sect leaders, manipulating and cajoling, provoking and controlling. And like with any cult, breaking out is […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes And religion in America just continues to decline and decline and decline. According to a new report from The Survey Center on American Life of the American Enterprise Institute, Gen Z (comprised of Americans born in or after 1995) is the least religious generation in the nation’s history. In an analysis that reads like veritable […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes What happens when millions of people in a given society stop going to church and lose their faith in God? Does that society descend into despondency and despair? Not according to the latest World Happiness Report, released this past week. Based on an analysis of a host of sociological, economic, and psychological factors, the […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes There were 139,002 people in the U.S. federal prison system last year, and exactly 143 of them identified as atheists. Those self-described atheists made up a mere 0.1% of the federal prison population. That’s according to a Freedom of Information Act request I filed last summer with the Federal Bureau of Prisons that arrived earlier this […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The percentage of American adults who say they absolutely know of God’s existence and have no doubts about that whatsoever has dropped below 50% for the first time in recorded memory. That’s according to recent data from the General Social Survey. Christopher Ingraham, a data journalist who first pointed out this nugget at The Why […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Educating kids about sex is far better than pretending they won’t have it before marriage
Reading Time: 3 minutes If other obstacles await you outside of a prison cell, then no amount of Jesus is going to fix your situation.
Reading Time: 5 minutes I often mis-say specific words. I know the word I want and I’m thinking of the right thing at the time, but the wrong word consistently pops out. It turns out there’s a term for this situation: semantic paraphasia. Today, Lord Snow Presides over our brains — and the stuff we literally can’t help sometimes.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Evangelical leaders’ attention was always fated to shift from Millennials to Gen Z. Millennials utterly failed to secure a turnaround in the tribe’s fortunes. So now those leaders look to Gen Z to save their bacon.