Oh good… the belief in Creationism is on the rise in the U.S.

Forty six percent Americans believed in creationism, 32 percent believed in theistic evolution and 15 percent believed in evolution without any divine intervention. As the graph below shows, the percent of Americans who believe in creationism has increased slightly by 2 percent over the last 30 years. The percent of Americans who believe in evolution has also increased by 6 percent over the last 30 years while the percent of Americans who believe in theistic evolution has decreased by 6 percent over the same time period.

via 46% Americans Believe In Creationism According To Latest Gallup Poll.

This explains a lot, actually. You know, why the Tea Party is in charge, why we are all gung ho about attacking Iran, why we no longer believe in climate change…

Because Americans are getting stupider.

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2 Replies to “Oh good… the belief in Creationism is on the rise in the U.S.”

  1. Why not post what the questions were. I think that would be interesting. Indeed, I think that the people should demand a list of the questions with every poll that is published. Without knowing the questions and the lead up push to the questions none of the polls mean much.

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