Sunday Assembly Los Angeles is part of a global network of “godless” communities that started in the United Kingdom in 2013. Defying the notion that the growing ranks of religiously disaffiliated people in the U.S. have little interest in community or altruistic service, Sunday Assembly promotes the motto: “Live better, help often, wonder more.”
One-quarter of American adults no longer identify with a religion, and the number of “religious nones” as they are known is growing, particularly among young people. About three percent of Americans identify as atheist.
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