Atheists are willing to give socialism another shot despite its history of failure. That takes a lot of blind faith.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is the overwhelming favorite of American humanists in the 2016 presidential race, according to results of a poll released Tuesday by the Center for Freethought Equality. The CFE is a lobbying organization associated with the American Humanist Association. The AHA describes humanists as individuals who do not have theistic or other supernatural beliefs, and believe the greater good of humanity can be achieved through ethical behavior.
According to the online poll conducted by SurveyMonkey, Sanders has the backing of 73 percent of humanists surveyed. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is second with 21 percent. Donald Trump is the most-popular Republican among humanists, but he has the backing only about two percent.
Was having a discussion the other day about the absolute worst possible guest you could have at a dinner party. We decided it would be a gluten-intolerant vegan atheist with photos of her grandchildren.