If you're in a room of 100 people, odds are likely about 40 think God created humans about 10,000 years ago, part of a philosophy called creationism, according to a Gallup poll reported Friday (Dec. 17). That number is slightly lower than in years past and down from a high of 47 percent in both 1993 and 1999.
And 38 percent of Americans, the poll estimates, believe God guided the process that brought humans from "cavemen" to today's incarnation over millions of years, while 16 percent think humans evolved over millions of years, without any divine intervention.
This secular view, while a relatively small number, is up from 9 percent in 1982, according to Gallup....
It might also be added the irreligious cause other problems as well,
Dennis Preger wrote: ...the very use of the word "evil" greatly disturbs liberals. It shakes up their child-like views of the world, that everybody is at heart a decent person who is either misunderstood or led to do unfortunate things by outside forces.
from, [URL=http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0803/prager.html]]] What makes a liberal?[/URL]
Their problem is that they haven't read the book of Genesis, and if they have they don't believe it.
[URL=http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=31607103759]]]God's Sovereignty in Evil Affairs[/URL]
Romans 15 4 For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. 5 Now may the God who gives perseverance and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus; 6 that with one accord you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.---[URL=http://www.lockman.org/nasb/nasbcmp.php]]]NASB[/URL]
Rick wrote: "a philosophy called creationism" Here I thought it was just being a Bible Believer. It's not a New Philosophy, it's been around for a while.
Ha! Nice one. We are philosophers! How can it be that over 50% are atheists, more and more "Christian" leaders don't believe in God anymore, but yet 4 out of 10 believe that God created the universe?! Am I missing something here? I guess the old saying rings true, "3/4 of the population are below average intelligence."