The grant's size marks a milestone for Atheists, Humanists and Agnostics
, placing it in an elite group of large student-run organizations eligible for the university's funds.
The only catch is that they're equally as likely to believe in Buddha or Allah as the Christian deity, even though all the agnostics
in the study were American and thus more likely to be exposed to Christian beliefs.
, 94 percent knew what an atheist was and 86 percent knew what it meant to be agnostic
For those who identify as "nothing in particular," 82 percent correctly defined atheism, while only 60 percent knew what agnosticism meant.
Some say this is a contradiction, since agnostics
have no fundamental beliefs.
Newly hired by the Secular Student Alliance to do outreach at Southern California colleges, Langley is part of a push by agnostics
, brights, free-thinkers, humanists and skeptics -- a group commonly referred to as atheists -- to increase visibility and improve public relations.
If all of us atheists, agnostics
, freethinkers, and secular humanists came out of our musty closets, I'm sure our religious fellow citizens would allow us to breathe the same fresh air of freedom of opinion that they enjoy.
Women's Suffrage] platform broad enough for atheists and agnostics
to stand upon, and now if need be I will fight the next 40 to keep it Catholic enough to permit the straightest orthodox religionist to speak or pray and count her beads upon.
On the op-ed pages and on the airwaves, there were plenty of voices representing various faiths, with little if any input from humanists, agnostics
, or other secularists.
The highest percentage of agreement was found among atheists and agnostics
Los Angeles, Sep 28(ANI): A new survey, which measured Americans' knowledge of religion, has found that atheists and agnostics
knew more than followers of most major faiths.