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Third of Russians think sun spins round Earth?Does the sun revolve around the Earth? One in every three Russians thinks so, a spokeswoman for state pollster VsTIOM said on Friday.In a survey released this week, 32 percent of Russians believed the Earth was the center of the Solar system; 55 percent that all radioactivity is man-made; and 29 percent that the first humans lived when dinosaurs still roamed the Earth.
Thank God he said I was a politician because Aristotle defined the human person as 'animal politicus.' So at least I am a human person.
From the polls I've seen, about 20% of Americans believe that the sun revolves around the earth.
I don't think this is "resisting modernism" so much as it is resisting good science and proven fact.
Quote from: 88Devin12 on June 20, 2012, 01:38:44 PMI don't think this is "resisting modernism" so much as it is resisting good science and proven fact.i think it's just lack of proper education.
Are you sure those statistics are reliable? It just sounds too unbelievable.
Quote from: Ansgar on June 20, 2012, 01:51:22 PMAre you sure those statistics are reliable? It just sounds too unbelievable.Do a Google search for "gallup poll sun revolves around earth"
But it had not been in Tess's power - nor is it in anybody's power - to feel the whole truth of golden opinions while it is possible to profit by them. She - and how many more - might have ironically said to God with Saint Augustine, "Thou hast counselled a better course than thou hast permitted."
I could be wrong
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