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Gallup: Forty-Two Percent Of Americans Reject The Concept Of Evolution In Humans

Gallup: Forty-Two Percent Of Americans Reject The Concept Of Evolution In Humans




June 05, 2014 "
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Gallup has released a

new poll that shows that Americans still reject the
concept of evolution of humans in high numbers.

Indeed, twice the number of Americans believe that
humans were created by God in their current image
than there are those who believe in natural
evolution. Indeed, those 42 percent believe that man
was created by God in the last 10,000 years. That is
a considerable difference even if you focus only on
anatomically modern humans which appeared in the
Middle Paleolithic period about 200,000 years ago.
For those who believe in the science behind
evolution, the news is not all bad. Nineteen percent
believe in evolution without divine involvement
while another 31 percent believe that there was
evolution from “less advanced forms of life” but
that God directed that process. That is fifty
percent. Of course, that does appear to leave eight
percent that is still . . . well . . . evolving.

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