Re: the pool we're trying to paddle in

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Mon Apr 09 2001 - 07:57:32 MDT

>From: Damien Broderick <>


>Polls show that the percentage of Americans who say they
>believe in creationism is about 45 percent. George W. Bush
>took the position in the presidential campaign that children
>should be exposed to both creationism and evolution in


>(A certain amount of support there for the Stupid Design Theory.)

I'd be real careful about reading anything into this. By believing
in creationism I suspect that this percentage believe that there is
a God, that God created the universe, and that would be about the
level of their understanding.

I wouldn't let G.W's pandering to a voting block be of any real

I was raised by hardcore Catholics and became a happy
agnostic/Zennist like many others. When creation tries to go head-
to-head with evolution, it generally loses.


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