The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life released on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 -a scientific research study -found that young Americans are remarkably less religious than their parents and grandparents were when they were their age.
The study also found that one in four American millennials -Pew’s name for those Americans who were born after 1980 and came to age around the millennium -are not associated with any religion. They see themselves as “atheist,” “agnostic” or “nothing in particular.”
When it comes to religion, these millennials have a different philosophy than most people. They believe that “there are ways of practicing faith and being religious outside of belonging to a religious organization or attending services.”
In your opinion, what has gotten the young Americans to be so less religious than their parents and grandparents were when they were young?