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Atheism’s Growing Pains

posted on October 11, 2012

With new polls indicating that 20 percent of Americans have no religious affiliation, Adam Lee of the Salon writes about the growth of the atheist movement, and the prospects for its future. In particular, Lee focuses on the advent of Atheism+, a new movement comprised of atheists advocating for social justice. “The animating idea behind Atheism+,” writes Lee, “is that atheism isn’t a stopping point, but a beginning. We’re atheists … because we care about creating a world that’s more just, more peaceful, more enlightened, and we see organized religion as standing in the way of this goal.” 

Read at Salon