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Britain one of the ‘world’s least religious countries’, says poll

Posted by doctore0 on April 13, 2015


Britain is one of the least religious countries in the world, with two thirds of the population describing themselves as atheist or “not religious”, a new survey has disclosed.

Only 30 per cent of Britons interviewed by pollsters as part of a world-wide project said they would describe themselves as religious, regardless of whether they attended a place of worship.

It compared with 53 per cent who said they were “not religious” and 13 per cent who said they were a “convinced atheist”. The remainder were “don’t knows”.

The study appeared to show significantly different results to other research conducted in 2013 – the British Social Attitudes Survey – which said 52 per cent of the population associated with any religion while 48 per cent described themselves as having no faith.

In the latest study only three European countries surveyed by WIN/Gallup International had a lower proportion claiming to be religious than the UK – Sweden (19 per cent), the Netherlands (26 per cent) and the Czech Republic (27 per cent).

Outside Europe only China (7 per cent), Japan (13 per cent) and Hong Kong (26 per cent) had lower proportions of self-declared religious followers than Britain.

Worldwide just over six out of 10 people (63 per cent) citizens described themselves as religious, while one in five (22 per cent) said they were not and 11 per cent considered themselves atheists.

The poll asked nearly 64,000 people from 65 countries about their beliefs.
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Couple arrested for selling golden tickets to heaven

Posted by doctore0 on April 10, 2015

They look trustworthy :)

jcgangTito and Amanda Watts were arrested over the weekend for selling “golden tickets to heaven” to hundreds of people. The couple, who sold the tickets on the street for $99.99 per ticket, told buyers the tickets were made from solid gold and each ticket reserved the buyer a spot in heaven — simply present the ticket at the pearly gates and you’re in. “People can sell tickets to heaven,” a Jacksonville police spokesman said. “But the Watts misrepresented their product. The tickets were just wood spray painted gold with ‘Ticket To Heaven – Admit One’ written in marker. You can’t sell something as gold when it’s not. That’s where the Watts crossed the line into doing something illegal.” Tito Watts said in his police statement: I don’t care what the police say. The tickets are solid gold… it ain’t cut up two by fours I spray painted gold. And it was Jesus who give them to me behind the KFC and said to sell them so I could get me some money to go to outer space. I met an alien named Stevie who said if I got the cash together he’d take me and my wife on his flying saucer to his planet that’s made entirely of crack cocaine. You can smoke all the crack cocaine there you want… totally free. So, try to send an innocent man to jail and see what happens. You should arrest Jesus because he’s the one that gave me the golden tickets and said to sell them. I’m willing to wear a wire and set Jesus up…
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Fox News Ironic Anti-Atheist Segment

Posted by doctore0 on April 10, 2015

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Religious Bigots Make Hundreds Of Thousands Through Crowdfunding

Posted by doctore0 on April 7, 2015

“No doubt you’ve heard the proverb, “A fool and his money are soon parted.” Nowhere is this more true than in the case of people who send money to businesses that claim a “moral” stance against serving gays or anyone in the LGBT community.

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Religious Bigot Against Gays But Adultery Is A “Different Kind Of Sin”

Posted by doctore0 on April 4, 2015

Haha

“At least one florist in Jeff Davis County, Georgia admitted to a double standard regarding providing service to “sinners” in a CNN interview regarding “religious freedom” laws.”

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Skate-park, bank, pizzeria: Churches in Europe get creative to draw worshipers

Posted by doctore0 on April 4, 2015

Looks like game over for xianity pretty soon’ish

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Mass exorcism of schoolkids leaves many in hysterics as priest attempts to ‘banish the Devil’

Posted by doctore0 on March 31, 2015

Organized mental illness…. aka Jesus camp

School children have been left screaming and sobbing after a priest carried out a mass exorcism on them at a religious camp.

The 1,000 young people, from schools in the town of Gryfice, north-western Poland, were attending the three-day camp to help “young people explore God and devote themselves to spiritual renewal through prayer”.

But instead of singing songs and praying, priest Tomas Wieczorek, 37, was more interested in exorcising their demons and replacing them with God.

Shocked mum Magda Rutkowska, 43, said: “On the first day he took a few of the children on stage and placed his hand on their foreheads one by one and started repeating ‘Holy Spirit, come. Holy Spirit, come.’

“Some of the children fainted while others started crying.”

When other students went to help their semi-conscious pals, the priest commanded them to stay still, adding: “God is entering their souls and banishing the Devil.”

Some children touched by the priest began screaming while others burst out into fits of laughter.
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Atheists: Inside the World of Non-Believers – CNN Special Report

Posted by doctore0 on March 27, 2015

CNN SPECIAL REPORT, “Atheists: Inside the World of Non-Believers” featuring Dave Silverman, Jerry DeWitt, and Richard Dawkins.

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Pope Francis Credited With Performing ‘Miracle’ As St. Gennaro’s Blood Liquifies

Posted by doctore0 on March 25, 2015

insane Total nutters, max stupid on progress :)

christiandisposalPope Francis Credited With Performing ‘Miracle’ As St. Gennaro’s Blood Liquifies

Pope Francis holds a relic believed to contain the blood of St. Gennaro. He’s credited with a ‘half-miracle’ after the blood ‘half-liquified’ in his presence. (Andrew Medichini/AP)

Pope Francis is being credited with a miracle — or at least a “half miracle” — after St. Gennaro’s blood liquified in his presence in Naples on Saturday.

The saint’s blood is usually dry inside of its sealed glass ampoule. However, after the pope kissed the relic, it began to turn to liquid.

“It is the sign that St. Gennaro loves Pope Francis: half of the blood turned to liquid,” Cardinal Crescenzo Sepe, archbishop of Naples, told the cheering crowd, according to Vatican Insider.

“If only half of it liquefied that means we still have work to do; we have to do better,” the pontiff replied. “We have only half of the saint’s love.”

The website reports that the blood continued to liquefy until the entire contents of the ampoule had turned to liquid, causing some in the crowd to weep.
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Phil Robertson Vs Atheism

Posted by doctore0 on March 25, 2015

Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson conjured up a lurid fantasy about the rape and murder of an atheist family to illustrate a point about following God’s law…

The man is insane!!

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