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I live in a country where 67% of the population believe an invisible bearded Sky Daddy created the human species.  I've become jaded to public demonstrations of the Knowledge and Critical Thinking Skills of medieval peasants.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 04:14:36 PM EST
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80% of the population believe

  • a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator measures personality
  • an IQ test measures intelligence level
  • a BMI caliper measures body mass
  • an FBI background investigation measures security risk
< wipes tears >
- corporations are not people
 

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 05:25:31 PM EST
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It's also a country where most of the population prefer a falsely precise sounding 67% to a more accurate "about two-thirds".
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 07:28:32 PM EST
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For Darwin Day, 6 facts about the evolution debate

Roughly six-in-ten U.S. adults (62%) say humans have evolved over time, according to data from Pew Research Center's Religious Landscape Study. But only a little more than half of them (33% of all Americans) express the belief that humans and other living things evolved solely due to natural processes

100% - 33% = 67%

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Sep 7th, 2018 at 02:47:44 AM EST
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touché

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Sep 7th, 2018 at 12:36:49 PM EST
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