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Creation/evolution: what does the other side believe?

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For this poll, you’ll have to pick a side first: creationist or evolutionist? Then please answer half of the questions: tell us what you believe — and then what you think the other side believes. After voting, check View Current Results and see whether you got it right.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

57% (11) The Bible is God's word, and Genesis is literally true.
36% (7) God uses parables, and Genesis might include some.
5% (1) The Bible was inspired by God but the writers made some mistakes.
31% (6) The Bible is always right, no matter what.
42% (8) The Bible is right, but requires interpretation.
26% (5) Genesis is no more accurate than any similar ancient text.

19 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical CREATIONIST would agree with.

58% (17) The Bible is God's word, and Genesis is literally true.
17% (5) God uses parables, and Genesis might include some.
13% (4) The Bible was inspired by God but the writers made some mistakes.
44% (13) The Bible is always right, no matter what.
31% (9) The Bible is right, but requires interpretation.
34% (10) Genesis is no more accurate than any similar ancient text.

29 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

0% (0) Scientists never make mistakes.
20% (6) Only an idiot would believe the Bible.
6% (2) We know evolution is true because otherwise there would have to be a God.
75% (22) Science is more reliable than faith because it is open to correction.
68% (20) Science deals with the natural world, faith with the supernatural.
20% (6) "Theory" means "We're not sure".
68% (20) "Theory" means "How the facts fit together".

29 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical EVOLUTIONIST would agree with.

6% (1) Scientists never make mistakes.
50% (8) Only an idiot would believe the Bible.
25% (4) We know evolution is true because otherwise there would have to be a God.
50% (8) Science is more reliable than faith because it is open to correction.
56% (9) Science deals with the natural world, faith with the supernatural.
43% (7) "Theory" means "We're not sure".
50% (8) "Theory" means "How the facts fit together".

16 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

14% (2) All evolutionists will burn in hell unless they repent and turn to the truth.
64% (9) You cannot consistently believe in both God and evolution.
42% (6) If evolution were true, salvation could not be.
21% (3) Evolution is reasonable, but there is evidence against it.
14% (2) Evolution would be believable if it weren't for the Bible.

14 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical CREATIONIST would agree with.

52% (13) All evolutionists will burn in hell unless they repent and turn to the truth.
80% (20) You cannot consistently believe in both God and evolution.
36% (9) If evolution were true, salvation could not be.
20% (5) Evolution is reasonable, but there is evidence against it.
36% (9) Evolution would be believable if it weren't for the Bible.

25 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

37% (9) All creationists are ignorant morons.
45% (11) Creationism is an embarrassment to Christianity.
50% (12) Creationism is typical of Christianity.
50% (12) Faith causes terrorism.

24 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical EVOLUTIONIST would agree with.

84% (11) All creationists are ignorant morons.
30% (4) Creationism is an embarrassment to Christianity.
46% (6) Creationism is typical of Christianity.
38% (5) Faith causes terrorism.

13 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

0% (0) The Earth is flat.
45% (5) The Earth was created less than 20,000 years ago.
63% (7) The "days" in Genesis were literal days.
18% (2) The speed of light is (or has been) slowing down.
100% (11) Noah's Flood covered the entire planet.
36% (4) Before the Flood, a "canopy" separated atmospheric water from groundwater.

11 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical CREATIONIST would agree with.

4% (1) The Earth is flat.
86% (19) The Earth was created less than 20,000 years ago.
68% (15) The "days" in Genesis were literal days.
22% (5) The speed of light is (or has been) slowing down.
81% (18) Noah's Flood covered the entire planet.
18% (4) Before the Flood, a "canopy" separated atmospheric water from groundwater.

22 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

13% (3) The universe began with an explosion; then everything just appeared.
86% (20) The universe began with an expansion; things appeared following known laws.
13% (3) Radio dating methods can be applied without discrimination.
69% (16) Radio dating methods need to be calibrated and corrected against other data.

23 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical EVOLUTIONIST would agree with.

61% (8) The universe began with an explosion; then everything just appeared.
53% (7) The universe began with an expansion; things appeared following known laws.
30% (4) Radio dating methods can be applied without discrimination.
61% (8) Radio dating methods need to be calibrated and corrected against other data.

13 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

7% (1) Living creatures cannot change in any way at all.
61% (8) Living creatures can change within their "kinds", but not otherwise.
92% (12) Intelligent design is the only adequate explanation for life's complexity.
23% (3) Mutations never add genetic information.
23% (3) All, or most, fossils were formed in Noah's Flood.
30% (4) Noah took dinosaurs, or their eggs, on the Ark.
38% (5) Before the Fall, no animal ate meat.

13 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical CREATIONIST would agree with.

17% (4) Living creatures cannot change in any way at all.
69% (16) Living creatures can change within their "kinds", but not otherwise.
78% (18) Intelligent design is the only adequate explanation for life's complexity.
26% (6) Mutations never add genetic information.
56% (13) All, or most, fossils were formed in Noah's Flood.
21% (5) Noah took dinosaurs, or their eggs, on the Ark.
30% (7) Before the Fall, no animal ate meat.

23 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

12% (3) Life just fell together at random.
12% (3) "Survival of the fittest" means that the strong ought to destroy the weak.
72% (18) Whether a mutation is good or bad mostly depends on the environment.
8% (2) All organisms evolve at a constant rate.
60% (15) Living species strive for the progress of the species.
20% (5) "Punctuated equilibrium" is different from selection working on mutations.

25 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical EVOLUTIONIST would agree with.

53% (7) Life just fell together at random.
30% (4) "Survival of the fittest" means that the strong ought to destroy the weak.
53% (7) Whether a mutation is good or bad mostly depends on the environment.
30% (4) All organisms evolve at a constant rate.
23% (3) Living species strive for the progress of the species.
23% (3) "Punctuated equilibrium" is different from selection working on mutations.

13 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

50% (6) No-one has yet discovered a true transitional fossil.
50% (6) Neanderthals were no different from us, except for cultural features.
8% (1) Piltdown Man is typical of claimed human ancestors.
33% (4) Chimpanzees are not much more intelligent than dogs.
58% (7) On earth, only humans have any trace of language, morality, or culture.
8% (1) Black Africans are the descendants of Ham, and are naturally servile.

12 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical CREATIONIST would agree with.

65% (15) No-one has yet discovered a true transitional fossil.
30% (7) Neanderthals were no different from us, except for cultural features.
26% (6) Piltdown Man is typical of claimed human ancestors.
52% (12) Chimpanzees are not much more intelligent than dogs.
91% (21) On earth, only humans have any trace of language, morality, or culture.
8% (2) Black Africans are the descendants of Ham, and are naturally servile.

23 voters have answered this question.

EVOLUTIONISTS: Check any statement that YOU agree with.

0% (0) A "transitional form" has to be half-way between in every aspect.
12% (3) Every "apeman" fossil ever found was a genuine transitional form.
96% (24) Sometimes, mistakes get made; correcting them is how science progresses.
0% (0) Being related to apes means there can be no morality.
80% (20) Apes sometimes display moral discernment of at least a simple sort.
4% (1) Some races are genetically superior to others.

25 voters have answered this question.

CREATIONISTS: Check any statement that you think a typical EVOLUTIONIST would agree with.

8% (1) A "transitional form" has to be half-way between in every aspect.
33% (4) Every "apeman" fossil ever found was a genuine transitional form.
83% (10) Sometimes, mistakes get made; correcting them is how science progresses.
0% (0) Being related to apes means there can be no morality.
58% (7) Apes sometimes display moral discernment of at least a simple sort.
8% (1) Some races are genetically superior to others.

12 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2002-11-25 02:21:32 by NakedCelt
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