Only 14% In US Believe In Evolution — That “Humans Developed Over Millions Of Years”

Interesting article about the theory of evolution, “Unfinished Business,” in The Economist. The article reports, “In the United States a Gallup poll conducted last year found that only 14% of people agreed with the proposition that ‘humans developed over millions of years,’ up from 9% in 1982.” The article says, “Since Darwin’s birth, the natural world has changed beyond recognition. Then, the modern theory of atoms was scarcely six years old and the Earth was thought to be 6,000. There was no inkling of the size of the universe beyond the Milky Way, and radioactivity, relativity and quantum theory

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