, “Believe it or not”

December 11, 2007

The frustrations of American atheists

“If atheists, agnostics and secularists could polish their image they might prove powerful, and increasingly so. If the number of people declaring ‘no religion’ can double over the ten years to 2001 who know how many more there are now or might be in years to come. Polls have shown that eight years of Mr Bush’s mix of piety, divisiveness and incompetence have pushed young people towards the secular in higher numbers than before