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http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/11/us-poll-education-odd-idUSTRE71A4OI20110211

Quote from: Alissa de Carbonnel, Reuters
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.
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Re: Old article on Traditional Catacomb Orthodox resisting modernism
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2012, 01:05:23 PM »
From the polls I've seen, about 20% of Americans believe that the sun revolves around the earth. On the other hand, about 45% of Americans believe that humans and dinsaurs coexisted. Doesn't bode well for either country.
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Re: Old article on Traditional Catacomb Orthodox resisting modernism
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2012, 01:06:46 PM »
From the polls I've seen, about 20% of Americans believe that the sun revolves around the earth.

Shh. The American Catacombs are a secret. The Masons have been searching for them for centuries.
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Re: Old article on Traditional Catacomb Orthodox resisting modernism
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2012, 01:38:44 PM »
I don't think this is "resisting modernism" so much as it is resisting good science and proven fact.

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Re: Old article on Traditional Catacomb Orthodox resisting modernism
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2012, 01:40:07 PM »
I 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.

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Re: Old article on Traditional Catacomb Orthodox resisting modernism
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2012, 01:49:59 PM »
I 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.
or that too...

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Re: Old article on Traditional Catacomb Orthodox resisting modernism
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2012, 01:51:22 PM »
Are you sure those statistics are reliable? It just sounds too unbelievable.
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« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2012, 01:56:11 PM »
Are you sure those statistics are reliable? It just sounds too unbelievable.

Do a Google search for "gallup poll sun revolves around earth"
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« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2012, 02:00:29 PM »
Are you sure those statistics are reliable? It just sounds too unbelievable.

Do a Google search for "gallup poll sun revolves around earth"
Gallup are usually very trustworthy, so I guess it must be true.

How sad.
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Re: Old article on Traditional Catacomb Orthodox resisting modernism
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2012, 02:06:48 PM »
I think the saddest thing is that about 99% of people think that the truth about the cosmos is best explored using telescopes. I could be wrong though, I didn't conduct a scientific poll.
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« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2012, 02:17:54 PM »
I could be wrong 

See? Not everything you said in your post was off base.
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Re: Old article on Traditional Catacomb Orthodox resisting modernism
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2012, 02:19:38 PM »
Right, back to our regular programming of laughing at those dumb geocentrists.
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