A Number Of Years About Evolution And Creationism

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The Gallup organization has asked three questions for a number of years about evolution and creationism. Question one: Do you think God created humans pretty much in our present form at one time within the last 10,000 years? Question two: Do you think we developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including our creation? The third question: Do you think we have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, and God had no part in the process? The answers to these three questions have been consistent over many years. About 45% of Americans agree with young earth creationism or Question one. The theistic evolution question is agreed to by a very substantial proportion of Americans, something in the range of 35%. And the atheist response is only around 10% An example of this is at Wheat Ridge High School in Jefferson County, Colorado a straight A student. His father is a pastor at Lakewood church and at the sight of this video he felt like his entire belief system had been challenged. The issue here is whether schools should be able to teach evolution in school. It is often argued that evolution is the new understanding of how man came to earth. However, It is obvious that by teaching evolution in schools not only does it violate the First amendment but by teaching it just brings up more problems and creates a controversy between creationists and atheists. Plus students should be able to believe what they…
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