|Religious Differences on the Question of Evolution (United States)|
Percentage who agree that evolution is the best explanation for the origin of human life on earth
|Hist. Black Protest.||38%|
|Total U.S. population percentage:48%|
Source: Pew Forum
Religions skew belief in evolution, and only about a third of Americans believe the scientific view of evolution.
But Americans are, relative to the developed world, very religious, and, next to Turkey, we are next to disbelieve in the concept of Darwin's evolution:
Go visit a zoo and commune with bonobos. Except, they are not easily found in captivity. Only seven U.S. zoos feature them.
Your next option is to fly from your home town and end up in Kinshasa, then take a smaller plane to Mbandaka. From there, it is a 2-3 day trip up the Congo, Lulanga, Maringa and Lomako Rivers by open canoe (actually called a pirogue). Take a lot of sun block and insect repellents. Then a 5-hour hike through the jungle, where the trail might be a foot wide, sometimes walking through knee-high water. Be tightly dressed, for there are lots of biting ants. And the rain. After a night in a tent, you wake up at 3AM for a hike that could take 3 hours to Bonobo nests before they wake up. You will wait in silence.
corrupt countries in the world. However, 18 countries are worse:
1. North Korea and Somalia (tied)
4. Angola and South Sudan (tied)
5. Iraq and Libya (tied)
6. Haiti, Guinea-Bissau and Venezuela (tied)
7. Eritrea, Syria, Turkmenistan and Yemen (tied)
9. Burundi, Cambodia and Zimbabwe (tied)
10. Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar (tied)
Credit cards and travelers checks are useless. Relative to Kenya and South Africa, the DR of C is a totally different kind of experience.