My son and I are the only two atheists I know personally. Pretty much all of my friends, family, and acquaintances have faith, attend church or temple, and don't have issues with evolution or any of the sciences.I know some people like that. But I also have fundy coworker (and those who flock around him from time to time...there are a few who periodically drop in seemingly to get the "correct" view on something). This is YEC. Science is being "misinterpreted", often by scientists trying to protect their funding. Also, if they tried to publish their results with the correct interpretation, they wouldn't get published (because, implied, the journals are in a conspiracy against god). Etc. Much of his denial is that science can't know some things. "It's extrapolation", or "it's assuming the answer". Stuff like that.Most I know aren't that bad. But roughly half of my fellow Americans don't accept evolution as legitimate, and in many cases refuse to accept that the mountains of evidence leave very little doubt about it. (It is, in fact, part of the foundation of modern biology.) Their faith says it can't be so, even if all the evidence says it is.1poorguy (not trying to get into the tangential debate on evolution, just used it as a ready example)
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