Is America sliding further towards the Dark Ages?
From the latest Harris Poll on ‘The Religious and Other Beliefs of Americans’, comes this conclusion:
the overall trend is upwards with slightly more people believing in miracles, angels and witches than did so two years ago.
and they’re smart too, even though 53% believe that the Old Testament is the ‘Word of God’:
only 23% of all adults believe that the Torah is the ‘Word of God’, even though it is the same as the first five books of the Old Testament
Interestingly Catholics are more enlightened than Protestants and, not surprisingly, ‘Born Again Christians’.
How do we get 11% of Agnostics/Atheists saying they are very/somewhat religious?
Some interesting Stats, if you’re into that sort of thing.