found that 42 percent of respondents held strict creationist views, agreeing that 'living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time.'
In contrast, 48 percent said they believed that humans had evolved over time. But of those, 18 percent said that evolution was 'guided by a supreme being,' and 26 percent said that evolution occurred through natural selection. In all, 64 percent said they were open to the idea of teaching creationism in addition to evolution, while 38 percent favored replacing evolution with creationism. [emphasis added]
Friday, September 02, 2005
Is there any hope for this country?
In a newly released survey, a Pew Forum poll