Religious scholar: The religious teachings I choose to study are the only valid ones.
Religious lay person: I have faith in a higher power and am inspired by the teachings of the holy book.
Agnostic: I’m not sure whether a higher power exists or not.
Moderate atheist: I’m sceptical that there is a higher power, but I haven’t seen proof that one does not exist.
Strong atheist: I’ve seen enough evidence to know there is no higher power.
Religious scientist: All the wonderful things I can’t explain, must be the work of a higher power.
Non religious scientist: All the wonderful things I can’t explain, are simply waiting for more scientific research to formulate an explanation.
Religious follower: My religion guides my life. Science supports my life.
Religious leader: My religion needs to guide more people’s lives. Science helps more people live, so that they can then have the opportunity to experience my religion.
Religious mystic: Religious is everything, Science is simply a distraction.