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At OKcupid, being an atheist is a date-maker, not a deal-breaker

(RNS) In some circles, being an atheist is a strike against you. But at OkCupid, the free online dating site, it might just help you get a date. Designers found that including the word “atheist'' in a first message to another user was more likely to garner a reply than any other religious descriptor except Christian. By Kimberly Winston.