Polls like this make me deeply and profoundly sad:


Yep — 25% of our perpetually God-fearing populace stridently refuse to believe in evolution (and probably still believe there was a link between Saddam Hussein and Al Qaeda).

Update: On a related note, check out this other Gallup poll, which shows that the level of religiosity in Alabama is similar to that of Iran:


  1. Gherald L says:

    At least we beat Turkey…. *facepalm*

    Canada is 59-22 with 19% unsure, which is about middle of that pack.

  2. Metavirus says:

    *facepalm* indeed. i wonder how many people still believe the earth is flat too

  3. Diego says:

    The list of the US states looks more like a list of the most redneck states. The world list looks like a selection of underdeveloped or theocratic governments. Should I be surprised?

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