Polls

From time to time, GodlessGirl.com will post new polls asking for your views on a variety of topics. Vote on the current poll in the right sidebar.

Let us know what you think! Have a suggestion for a poll? Contact me.

Check out the archives below:

Can anything really be "true?"

  • Yes - There are some things that are unquestionably correct. (68%, 224 Votes)
  • No - Everything is relative. (12%, 40 Votes)
  • We will never know. (11%, 35 Votes)
  • Yes for some other reason [please explain]. (3%, 11 Votes)
  • I don't know/care/have the energy to think about it. (3%, 10 Votes)
  • Other (2%, 5 Votes)
  • No for some other reason [please explain]. (1%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 328



Should atheists try to convince others to stop believing in a god/following a religion?

  • Yes (42%, 159 Votes)
  • No (40%, 152 Votes)
  • Other: I'm going to get picky about your wording in the comments below. (10%, 40 Votes)
  • Other: I don't know. (8%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 381



Does your belief system or atheism influence your sex life?

  • No. I'm non-religious. (63%, 426 Votes)
  • Yes. I used to be religious, and now that I'm not, my sex life has changed. (16%, 108 Votes)
  • Yes. I'm non-religious and my sex life is influenced by this. (8%, 57 Votes)
  • Yes. I'm religious, and my sex life is guided by my beliefs. (6%, 44 Votes)
  • Other (4%, 25 Votes)
  • No. I'm religious. (3%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 681



Do you think Jesus ever existed?

  • No, I don't think anyone like the biblical Jesus ever existed. (35%, 133 Votes)
  • Yes, but he most likely did not have a life similar to the accounts in the Bible. (29%, 109 Votes)
  • Yes, and I think he probably had a life similar to the accounts in the Bible, but not exactly. (17%, 65 Votes)
  • Yes, he was the Messiah. The Bible is the true, literal account of his life and teachings. (14%, 55 Votes)
  • Other (please explain in the comments) (5%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 380



Do you think Jesus ever existed?

  • Yes, but he was probably just a rabbi with some crazy ideas and devoted followers. (44%, 205 Votes)
  • No, he's a completely made up character. (33%, 156 Votes)
  • Yes, and he was also the messiah/god (9%, 43 Votes)
  • Other (9%, 40 Votes)
  • Yes, pretty much as he is depicted in the bible (5%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 466



Prayers at graduation ceremonies: acceptable or bad form?

  • Bad form. If the school is public, it's unacceptable. (84%, 274 Votes)
  • Acceptable. It's tradition and ceremonial. (8%, 26 Votes)
  • I don't care. (6%, 21 Votes)
  • Other. (2%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 326



Which is more awesome?

  • The Shawshank Redemption (62%, 117 Votes)
  • Fondue (38%, 73 Votes)

Total Voters: 190



Do you and your parents share the same beliefs (or lack of belief)?

  • No (64%, 295 Votes)
  • Yes (16%, 73 Votes)
  • One parent does, the other does not (15%, 71 Votes)
  • I don't know (5%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 461



For the sake of the greater good, do motivations matter?

  • Yes, it matters what motivates you to do good things. (56%, 100 Votes)
  • No, as long as lives are improved, people are loved, and so on. (37%, 65 Votes)
  • Other (please comment and explain) (7%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 177



Are you an "Out" Atheist?

  • Hells yeah! Out and proud! (31%, 211 Votes)
  • I'm out to a few people, but secretive with others (29%, 195 Votes)
  • Yes, it's a normal/safe thing to be an atheist here (23%, 154 Votes)
  • Yes, I've never been "in the closet" (14%, 96 Votes)
  • No, I'm not ready yet/unsure how to go about it (8%, 53 Votes)
  • No, I keep my views private (6%, 39 Votes)
  • No, It's not safe to be an atheist here (6%, 38 Votes)
  • Other (leave a comment and explain) (4%, 28 Votes)

Total Voters: 683



Do you trust your emotions?

  • No, they aren't reliable (31%, 47 Votes)
  • No, I don't trust chemical reactions in my brain (26%, 40 Votes)
  • Yes, it's one way I can make a personal decision (15%, 23 Votes)
  • Other (15%, 23 Votes)
  • Yes, they don't often mislead me (13%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 154



Have you read the entire Bible?

  • No (41%, 97 Votes)
  • Yes (28%, 66 Votes)
  • Yes, and other religious texts (26%, 61 Votes)
  • No, but another religious text (3%, 7 Votes)
  • Other (2%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 238



Are you a theist?

  • no, I'm an atheist (72%, 190 Votes)
  • yes, I believe in a god (17%, 44 Votes)
  • I'm not sure (5%, 13 Votes)
  • other (3%, 9 Votes)
  • yes, I believe in multiple gods (2%, 6 Votes)
  • yes, but I'm not sure which god to follow (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 264