Sunday, July 18, 2010

In the Middle

 
As usual, Canadian opinions lie somewhere between those of Americans and Europeans [Americans are Creationists; Britons and Canadians Side with Evolution].

Oh well, it could be worse.



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  1. Any information about Australian attitudes? I can't find any.

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  2. "Scotland 75%" That's great!
    Makes me that much more proud to be Scottish. Highest in the UK!

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  3. We're Canadians. That means we believe in evolution but we're apologetic about it.

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  4. I would have to ask what they meant by "advanced". Depending on the answer, I might glower and say "Not sure", just to be a dick. (Obviously, I'm a United Statesman.)

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  5. I had no idea that it was as high as 47% in the US; my gut feelings put it at around 30%.

    Question: Can we assume this 47% are YECs? The question mentions 10,000 years but it's not quite the same as asking whether the Earth is only 10,000 years

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  6. Depending on the definition of "created," both statements could be held as true without inherent logical contradiction (see Catholics, soul, belief in). A silly poll, like most dealing with this issue.

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  7. Most surprising to me was London beating out every other part of GB for Creationist respondents (25%, while the other regions ranged from 16% to to 12%). I'd have the exact opposite.

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  8. I'd have expected the exact opposite, rather.

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  9. Going off-topic, recent developments seem to vindicate our host's decision not to join ScienceBorg.

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  10. Well, this seems like another very good reason to do my posgraduate studies at the great white north :D

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