Nearly a quarter of Londoners and one in seven people nationwide believe in creationism - the theory that life on earth was created by God and has always existed in its present form.

Almost 150 years after Charles Darwin published his groundbreaking work, On the Origin of Species, just 48 per cent of Londoners agreed there was enough scientific evidence to support his theory of evolution, according to a survey published today.

One in five Londoners had never even heard of Darwin and a similar number of adults in the north of England had no understanding of or had never heard of the term, “evolution”.

Read the full article on the Times website
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article6610938.ece

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Argh, glad to know it isn't only USA failing to educate?
It is nice to know it's not only the US that is full of idiots.

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