Pro-science religion and anti-science religion

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What this chart indicates is that the big religious split in the United States is not between Protestants and Catholics, or among Christians, Jews and Muslims, but between pro-science religion and anti-science religion.

This chart is based on a 2007 survey by Pew Research.  It will be interesting to see if the 2014 survey is significantly different.

LINKS

Evolution, Science and Religion by Josh Rosenau for the Science League of America.

Our new pro-science pontiff: Pope Francis on climate change, evolution and the Big Bang by Chris Mooney for the Washington Post.

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3 Responses to “Pro-science religion and anti-science religion”

  1. Christ Centered Teaching Says:

    I guess its aatter of good science vs. bad science. Biased science vs. unbiased

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  2. Holden Says:

    What type of environmental regulations? Because I’m all for clean water, clean air, requiring catalytic converters on cars, protecting our ground water, etc…

    Things get a little murkier when we start getting into the realm of carbon credits and basically being taxed to breath (since we do emit the devil gas carbon when we exhale…).

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  3. Alex Says:

    No, that’s pro-evolution and environmentalist. Pro-evolution is only a small part of pro-science. http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/10/22/science-and-religion/

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