A new poll on American attitudes to evolution and creationism:
"Evolution, that is, the idea that human beings developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of lifeDefinitely true (18) Probably true (35) Probably false (16) Definitely false (28) No opinion (3) Total true (53) Total false (44)
Creationism, that is, the idea that God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years:Definitely true (39) Probably true (27) Probably false (16) Definitely false (15) No opinion (3) Total true (66) Total false (31)"USA TODAY, 8. June (poll conducted June 1-3, 2007)
This would be fucking ridicolous if it wasn't so sad at the same time.
(See more numbers in the article.)