PZ Myers asked me to be on an upcoming Lovecraft/atheist panel (details to come, stay tuned). Which made me wonder, once again: Are most Lovecraftians atheists — or at the very least, agnostics?
Before you answer, please understand two things: (1) I don’t really care if you are a Christian, an atheist, an agnostic, a Muslim, or anything else. What I do care about is how you treat others. And (2) this isn’t a religious blog, so no flame wars in the comments, please. 🙂
But the themes of Lovecraft do seem to appeal to atheists and agnostics, and it’s easy to see why: Cosmic horror, the realization that we are all alone in an uncaring universe, etc.
So, let’s find out! Please answer the anonymous poll below: