Chris G's Blog – December 2009 Archive (2)

When does biology and science education in the U.S begin?

Is the U.S school system afraid to teach biology and science because of the scopes monkey trial and Dover Intelligent Design case?



I know an eight grader who is just beginning his first science class - "Earth Science."

Why doesn't science and… Continue

Added by Chris G on December 12, 2009 at 5:35am — 4 Comments

Only 1.6% in the U.S. identified themselves as atheists in Pew Poll

In a 2008 PEW Poll only 1.6% in the U.S. identified themselves as atheists. 16% identified themselves as unaffiliated. I wonder what the answer would be if the respondents were really honest and not afraid of disclosing their atheism. 39% attend church at least once a week. 58% pray at least once a day. 33% think the bible is the literal true word of god.

Scary.

Added by Chris G on December 9, 2009 at 12:45pm — 3 Comments

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