Archeopteryx and Evolution
Recent surveys indicate that only about 40% of American adults believe that evolution is a scientific fact. According to the latest survey of the PEW Research Center, “Roughly six-in-ten U.S. adults say humans have evolved over time, according to data from Pew Research Center's ” only a little more than half of them express the belief that humans and other living things evolved solely due to natural processes. A quarter of U.S. adults say evolution was guided by a supreme being. The same survey found that 34% of Americans reject evolution entirely, saying humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time.Of 30+modern countries in the western world, only Turkey has fewer believers.” On the other hand, 99.9% of scientists support evolution.
No wonder our country ranks 17 th in science education. In most western countries, evolution is not controversial. Not us; the creationists (who now prefer the term...
The last Posts from "Ornithology"
- Hearing-impaired Birding
- Should We Befriend Birds?
- Some Miscellaneous Tribulations of an Ornithologist
- Spring Comes Earlier
- Birding Apps
- Cruising With Birds
- The Hearing of Birds
- Something to Crow About
- Feeding Birds
- Egg Dumping
- The Stork
- Rictal Bristles
- Owl Attacks
- Carolina Parakeet
- The Gray Jay becomes the Canada Jay
- English Ornitholoogy
- What Are Bird Species?
- Why Don't Sleeping Birds Fall Out of Trees?
- Snakes and Birds
- Crash-Proof Glass for Birds
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