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  •  The vast majority of Americans, including very (0+ / 0-)

    well educated non-physicists, simply do not have the background to assess whether or not the various theoretical constructs known as the Big Bang theory are correct or not.
      We either believe it because we believe scientists know what they're doing, or we don't believe scientists for some reason.
       The belief vs disbelief in the so-called Big Bang theory doesn't say anything about the knowledge level of Americans.
       It does say something about who the American people believe are true authorities.
       Disbelief in Big Bang and evolution is an ominous trend, because it shows that many Americans are rejecting scientific authority for magical thinking.

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