Survey Says

Recently I listened to a Teaching Company course titled The Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy.  The lecturer repeated a statistic I’ve seen elsewhere, that about 50% of Americans believe God created humans within the past 10,000 years.  And, as has happened every time I’ve encountered this statistic, I almost drove off the road.  Put aside for the moment belief in intelligent design–which I consider to be creationism dressed in a new coat–, and belief in theistic evolution, which holds that evolution is God’s instrument of creation.  About 50% of Americans believe the human species was created within the past 10,000 years?  Is it any wonder we lag the rest of the developed world in science and other rational-thinking skills?

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