Friday, August 11, 2006

People in the United States are much less likely to accept Darwin's idea that humans evolved from apes than adults in other Western nations, a number of surveys show. - James Owen
Why am I not surprised! This National Geographic article has the full details.

I particularly like this bit ..

The only country included in the study where adults were more likely than Americans to reject evolution was Turkey. - James Owen
.. apparently there are no American adults. Could it be because many of them act like spoilt children? More likely the editor of the article speaks American as his first language, but it made me think.


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