An article in last week's issue of the journal Science
showed that surveys indicated the US is second to last out of 32 developed counries when it comes to belief in evolution. Less than 50% of Americans responded "true" to the statement "Human beings, as we know them, developed from earlier species of animals." The US ranked behind such bastions of free-thought and scientific inquiry as Cyprus, Bulgaria, Estonia and the Slovak Republic. Only Turkey had fewer positive responses than the US. Turkey.
That's right, Turkey. Stock up on canned goods and bottled water. Kindling might be a good investment too. I have a feeling it'll be hard to come by soon when we start burning witches again.
Now is probably a good time to check again with The Triumph of Man.
In today's episode, 25,000 years ago man creates religion and God to explain and control his world.