How to handle the religious beliefs of a comedian

More than half of American adults say they have religious beliefs that differ from their own, according to a new poll.

The results of the survey, released Monday by Pew Research, show that 57 percent of adults say their religion conflicts with their own or others’ beliefs, with 35 percent saying they have “some religious beliefs” that differ.

The survey, which was conducted from April 3 to April 11, also found that 54 percent of American Adults say that religion has a negative effect on their own lives, compared with 44 percent who say religion has no effect on theirs.

Pew surveyed 1,000 Americans, and the margin of error is plus or minus 3.6 percentage points.