“Millennials lead shift away from organized religion as pandemic tests Americans’ faith”

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/29/millennials-lead-shift-away-from-organized-religion-as-pandemic-tests-faith.html

“A Pew Research Center survey found 29% of U.S. adults said they had no religious affiliation, an increase of 6 percentage points from 2016.”

“’The secularizing shifts evident in American society so far in the 21st century show no signs of slowing,’ said Gregory Smith, associate director of research at Pew Research Center.”

Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.” Thomas Jefferson

I do not feel obliged to believe that same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect had intended for us to forgo their use.” Galileo