Just days after we posted about the National Press Club hosting a gathering of US Airforce officials disclosing their accounts and presenting evidence of UFOs visting and interacting with our Nuclear weapons bases, CNN and other mainstream news sources have picked…
Article has 10 sample questions. Got 10 of 10 correct.
The survey is full of surprising findings.
For example, it’s not evangelicals or Catholics who did best - it’s atheists and agnostics.
It’s not Bible-belt Southerners who scored highest - they came at the bottom.
Those who believe the Bible is the literal word of God did slightly worse than average, while those who say it is not the word of God scored slightly better.
Barely half of all Catholics know that when they take communion, the bread and wine literally become the body and blood of Christ, according to Catholic doctrine.
Yes. If there is a doctrine that needs ignoring is the doctrine of transubstantiation. Or in lay terms: magical cannibalism. No wonder people do not know about it. It is so ridiculous it boggles the mind.
Smith has a theory about why atheists did so well on the quiz - they have thought more about religion than most people.
“Very few people say that they were raised as atheists and agnostics,” he explains.
About three out of four were raised as Christians, he says.
“They were raised in a faith and have made a decision to identify themselves with groups that tend to be fairly unpopular,” atheists and agnostics, he says.
“That decision presupposes having given some thought to these things,” which is strongly linked with religious knowledge, he says.
I agree. Thinking is the antithesis of myth and superstition. No doubt about it.
The demographic with the lowest percentage of approval for raising taxes on people making more than $250,000 per year in income was earners that earn between 100,000 and 250,000 dollars, and even they still support the tax raise with 51% approval. Why aren’t we raising taxes on the rich back to where they were pre-Clinton? It’s not just good policy, it’s also a slam-dunk politically.