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Steep decline in religion in US since 1999: is that bad for society?

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Percent of US adults who belong to church or other religious group drops from 70 to 50% in 20 years. Is less religion bad for society?
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Results in this view: Y-need Spiritual 19% - Convince Me 5% - N-age Of Reason 76%
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By Kirby Liberty Harris If it were true then it would be bad for society. Organized religion and mainline religious organizations is down, but faith in religions are exploding. most people believe in some form of God.
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By Andrew Herzman That a logical fallacy called "ad populum". The amount of people believing something has no bearing on whether it's true or not.
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By Kirby Liberty Harris you are confused. I didn't make that argument. I am saying if 'the decline' is true, then it would be bad for society.