[ExI] Bill Moyers: Susan Jacoby and "The Age of American Unreason"
kanzure at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 06:05:17 UTC 2008
On Friday 22 February 2008, PJ Manney wrote:
> We, who frequent lists like these, are often astounded when we see
> statistics about the number of people who believe in the literalness
> of biblical texts, or who don't think evolution is valid or who think
> the sun revolves around the earth. What most of us fail to examine
> is why. And it isn't as simple as religion vs. secularism.
My bet is that these people are using cached thoughts when answering the
statistic questionaires. After all, how hard is it to just recognize
which opinion you most side with? And how much more difficult is it to
coherently write down what you think and how you are approaching the
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