According to the Pew Research Center, a growing share of Americans say it’s not necessary to believe in God to be moral. That is the headline, and I have to admit it grabbed my attention. 741 more words
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If an Alien were to visit earth and then the USA, it wouldn’t take long for this being to figure out that there is an intense political divide where the two sides (democrats and republicans) think and talk so differently that they can’t seem to get together on anything. 1,605 more words
More Americans now say they’re "spiritual but not religious". Are they "self-identifying" with Jesus?
I have always found the term “spiritual but not religious” to be somewhat odd and even confusing.
Wikipedia has this to say. “Spiritual but not religious” (SBNR) is a popular phrase and initialism used to self-identify a life stance of spirituality that takes issue with organized religion as the sole or most valuable means of furthering spiritual growth.” 185 more words
Political typology: Race and discrimination, opinions about immigrants and Islam | Pew Research Center
As always, Pew’s findings, broken down by political leaning, are of interest and highlight just how divided the United States is on these issues:
Views of immigrants and nation’s ‘openness’ …349 more words
Broad Support For Representative And Direct Democracy Globally, But Many Also Endorse Non-Democratic Alternatives
A 38-nation Pew Research Center survey finds there are reasons for calm as well as concern when it comes to democracy’s future. More than half in each of the nations polled consider representative democracy a very or somewhat good way to govern their country. 31 more words