Would you go to a church with good music, lectures on scientific topics, and filled with interesting questioning people? KOSU highlighted a Sunday meeting at the Professional Musicians union in Hollywood where this is a regular occurrence.
But Zuckerman says Sunday Assembly appeals to more optimistic atheists, those hoping to recreate what they felt was good about religion.
“They miss the community, they miss the music, they miss the multigenerational coming together with people that you might not otherwise be hanging out with,” he says.
“But they don’t want to go to a place where they have to keep their intellect on hold. They don’t want to push pause on the skepticism button in their mind.” Read More from KOSU
As a larger amount of GenXers and Millenials look away from religion they continue to need companionship and stimulation. Perhaps a meetup like this will spring up in your community. Or you can take the initiative to start your own on Meetup.com. Just Let us know about it if you do so we can post it on the site!