Spoiler Alert!: The Olds Like God More than 20-Somethings Do


We can never look at something like this without thinking about those crazy statistics about how many Americans believe in guardian angels — it’s always more than half. Then there was that Americans-becoming-less-religious study out yesterday. Our favorite nugget of info from that: “27 percent of Americans do not expect to have a religious funeral.” Someone should tell Hollywood screenwriters — we’ve sat through more long-winded fictional eulogies in our day…

But back to the graph above. The bars represent every age group from 18 to 89, from left to right; the graph was compiled using data from here.

[Via Andrew Sullivan]