Sunday, December 02, 2007

Poll finds more Americans believe in devil than Darwin

Very worrying statistics:

"More Americans believe in a literal hell and the devil than Darwin's theory of evolution, according to a new Harris poll released on Thursday.

"It is the latest survey to highlight America's deep level of religiosity, a cultural trait that sets it apart from much of the developed world ...

"The poll of 2,455 U.S. adults from Nov 7 to 13 found that 82 percent of those surveyed believed in God, a figure unchanged since the question was asked in 2005.

"It further found that 79 percent believed in miracles, 75 percent in heaven, while 72 percent believed that Jesus is God or the Son of God. Belief in hell and the devil was expressed by 62 percent ...

"Only 42 percent of those surveyed said they believed in Darwin's theory ..."

Thanks, Baz 'Intelligent Designer' le Tuff.

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Blogger Nora said...

My gawwd ...

4:07 AM  

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