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Young Earth creationism
) is a form of creationism
that asserts the Heavens
, and all life on Earth
was created by direct acts of the Abrahamic God
during a relatively short period, sometime between 5,700 and 10,000 years ago. Its adherents are Christians
who believe that God created the Earth in six 24-hour days, taking a literal interpretation of the Genesis creation narrative
as a basis for their beliefs.
Between 40-50% of adults in the United States say they believe in young Earth creationism, depending on the poll. According to a Gallup poll in December 2010, around 40% of Americans believe in YEC, with 52% among Republicans and 34% among Democrats. The percentage falls quickly as the level of education increases — only 22% of respondents with postgraduate degrees believed compared with 47% of those with a high school education or less.
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New York Times
New York Times
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:52:30 -0700
While some archaeologists lament the loss of scientific information, Indian creationism is tolerated out of a sense of guilt over past wrongdoings. Again the spiritual is inseparable from the political. Dismayed by all of this, I got in touch with ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:18:45 -0700
Evolution is an affront to young-Earth creationists because it conflicts with Biblical accounts of the origins of life and suggests that humans are animals, as opposed to beings made in God's divine image. But it's increasingly clear the case against ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:15:00 -0700
But it's not so awesome if you're a fan of young-Earth creationism. The whole premise of the story young-Earth creationists tell one another is that the universe is only about 6,000 years old. A set of 40,000-year-old cave paintings can't be reconciled ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 01:56:34 -0700
Why does creationism matter so much? Scientifically, of course, it's nonsense. Evolution is actually true. But why should this particular bit of nonsense get so many people so very upset? All of the polling evidence and surveys I know of show that the ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:07:02 -0700
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of an Ohio public school science teacher who was fired for promoting the theory of creationism and refusing to remove religious materials from his classroom. The justices on Monday let ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:44:20 -0700
I think about creationism a lot, and when it enters the scope of my mind's eye I see science. I see the tsunami of unambiguous evidence that forces us to believe in a 14-billion-year-old cosmos; in a 4.5-billion-year-old Earth; and in the long slow ...
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:35:01 -0700
The state is often at the center of conservative-fomented education controversies, as right-wingers there keep trying to sneak creationism into the science classroom. Texas also continues to maintain its abysmally high teen pregnancy rate by pushing ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 08:04:29 -0700
Creationism is defined as a literal interpretation of the Bible and the rejection of Darwin's Theory of Evolution. Creationists believe that the world is not billions of years old, but rather thousands. Christian Creationists believe that the world was ...
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