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Old August 29th, 2012, 07:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ElasticNinja View Post
Americans have some sort of deep distrust of science, which is fairly ironic, as its science that helped make (along with abundant natural resources and stable government) great. You know, nowhere else in the developed world is man-made global warming or evolution up for debate. Yet in in the US, just one Republican candidate (who had no chance), endorsed science on AGW, and most of the candidates want creationism to be taught to kids. I had a Catholic monk for a religion teacher, and he said that creationism was simply a way of explaining gods effect on the world to illiterate peasants, and that the world was billions of years old.
Dammit America.
We Americans have a deep distrust of EVERYTHING. It's not just science. It extends to the government (state, local and federal) and many private companies as well. We tend to trust companies more than we trust governments, but not a whole lot more.
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