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The Wisconsin-based foundation co-sponsored the event with the Triangle Freethought Society, which draws its members from this state’s tech-heavy Research Triangle.
They sang songs about the futility of faith, shared stories about “coming out” as nonbelievers and bought books about the Bible – critical ones, of course.
“Isn’t it great to be in a room where you can say whatever you want to whomever you want without fear of anyone criticizing you for being unorthodox?
They had a lot to say, and some of their advice overlapped, but we came away with eight top tips.
Some said they wished they’d had something like this list when they began their foray into religious infidelity.
Each had assumed that the other was a good, God-fearing Baptist.
Fewer than half of Americans say they’d vote for an atheist politician; a similar number say they wouldn’t want their children to marry a nonbeliever.
By Daniel Burke, CNN Belief Blog Editor Follow @Burke CNN Raleigh, North Carolina (CNN) – Back home, they erase their Internet histories, look over their shoulders before cracking jokes and nod politely when co-workers talk about church.Even the most religious states like Mississippi and Alabama have secular meetup groups, although many keep quiet and require long drives to attend.Gaylor’s favorite story about the secretive lives of Bible Belt atheists involves two neighbors in Georgia whose jaws dropped when they saw each other at an atheist gathering.“I don’t know what they think we are, Satanists or baby eaters or who knows what,” activist Todd Stiefel told the atheists gathered in Raleigh, “but it’s kind of scary." A recent survey conducted for Stiefel's new “Openly Secular” campaign found that 20% of Americans can’t even define atheism.Far more don’t know what “humanist,” “freethinker” or “agnostic” means.” asked Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, as he opened the two-day convention.