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Don't believe in God? Don't bother to run for president
Don't believe in God? Don't bother to run for president

As an atheist, it’s a pretty sure bet I won’t get into heaven (which doesn’t matter since, well, I don’t believe it exists). But it also looks like I couldn’t get elected president either. According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, more than half of Americans reported they would be less likely to vote for an atheist running for political office than for a believer. In fact, they preferred pot smokers and adulterers over atheists, which makes the study a little hard to dissect. Does that mean not believing in sin is worse than sinning? At the same time, nearly the same percentage said they would be less likely to back a candidate who had never held...

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