> In article <38afb235-5bb4-41e9-a841-c63b3f65a...@i72g2000hsd.googlegroups.com>,
>> Googling around I came upon this article that states that 51% of
>> Americans reject evolution. The link is below. I just had no idea
>> how ignorant we really were.
> Hmmm. Back in the late eighties I saw poll results that claimed that
> a majority of Americans thought that the Earth was less than 10,000
> years old.
The eighties seem like eons ago. Maybe the earth was less than 10,000
years ago then.
[above from the newsgroup alt.fan.cecil-adams]
We're not getting any smarter
There's a long set of Gallup poll numbers that suggest the percentages accepting/rejecting evolution have been pretty stable since 1982.