Most Americans reject young-earth creationism. But the share of Republicans who believe that humans evolved fell from 54% in 2009 to 43% last year. Democrats, do not look so smug; your lot are likelier to believe in UFOs, ghosts and astrology. Also, that the moon landings were faked, that the CIA introduced crack to inner cities and that America's government conspired in the September 11th attacks. It's enough to make an ape weep.
Friday, February 07, 2014
Sometimes I enjoy reading The Economist just for the entertaining style of some of the writing. For example, the following comes from page 31 of the February 8th edition at the end of an article on the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate: