32% of all adult Americans believe in ghosts
88% of Americans Believe in Creation or God-Directed Evolution
The majority of Americans believes in angels
91% of American adults say they believe in God and nearly half rejects the scientific theory of evolution
36% of Americans think the influence of organized religion on American politics has increased in recent years
32% say religion has too much influence on American politics
31% say it has too little
Between 2 and 5% of Americans are in prison [thousands for a crime they didn't commit]
1/3 of Americans believe in UFOs
Third of Americans suspect 9-11 government conspiracy
Nearly Half of Americans Believe in Creationism
41% believe in Extrasensory perception, or ESP
37% believe that houses can be haunted
32% believe that spirits of dead people can come back in certain places/situations
31% believe in Telepathy/communication between minds without using traditional senses
26% believe in Clairvoyance/the power of the mind to know the past and predict the future
25% believe in Astrology, or that the position of the stars and planets can affect people's lives
21% believe that people can communicate mentally with someone who has died
21% believe in Witches
20% believe in Reincarnation, that is, the rebirth of the soul in a new body after death
9% believe in Channeling/allowing a 'spirit-being' to temporarily assume control of body
42% of Americans believe that "people on this earth are sometimes possessed by the devil"
74% Of Americans believe in Recession
82% of Americans believe in Heaven
63% say they're likely to go there
63% of Americans believe in the death penalty
30% are opposed to it
4% of Americans believe in hidden people
Nearly seven in 10 Americans believe it is likely that ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was personally involved in the Sept. 11 attacks
44% of Americans believe that most or some of the hijackers were Iraqi
6% believe that one of the hijackers was a citizen of that most notorious node in the axis of evil
17% knew the correct answer: that none of the hijackers were Iraqi
33% who did not know enough to offer an answer
68% believes that there is now a civil War in Iraq
70.5% of Americans believe that computer chips are morally unacceptable
80% of Americans believe that gambling is a question of personal choice that should not be interfered with by the government
33% of Americans believe that American Jews are more loyal to Israel than to the United States
80% of Americans believe that US citizens should be able to purchase drugs from outside the US
20% of Americans believe that the sun orbits the earth
65% of all Americans believe that frozen pizza will never be any good and there's nothing science can do about it.
39% of Americans believe that guns are not "as dangerous as they say".
88% of Bush voters "have no idea what rappers are talking about".
37% of Americans agree that while they would hate being British, they wouldn't mind having a British accent.
17% of American college graduates would punch themselves really hard in the face for $50
26% of those in possession of a firearm believe that the second amendment protects their right to buy explosive fertilizer.
28% of Americans think that our army's high-tech military equipment is too expensive to risk in combat.
45% of Americans think rain doesn't feel as good in real life as it seems to in the movies.
14% of Americans surveyed agree that Puerto Rico should not be the 51st state because "that extra star would make the flag look bad".
28% of those who said they were "normal" Americans, would like to be King of Great Britain, but not if it meant marrying the Queen.
81% of those who have seen two or more "Police Academy" movies believe that O.J. is innocent.
65% of American women believe there is "a lot of difference" between a campaign contribution and a bribe.
35% of men see that difference.
35% of Americans believe Richard Nixon went to heaven.
59% believe he went "somewhere else".
36% of college graduates think that there are virtually no female serial killers because women "just aren't aggressive enough".
12% of those polled believe the success of actor David Hasselhoff, star of Baywatch, is due at least in part, to "dealings with the devil".
ALL THESE RESULTS ARE FROM THE INTERNET.
Most of Americans don't trust information from the internet and think that the success of the internet is due at least in part, to "dealings with the devil".
Thursday, 20 March 2008
Posted by Ingo Bousa at 12:45