Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 39% 60% < 1% 1% 148
Arizona 42% 56% 1% 1% 129
California 29% 69% 1% 1% 732
Florida 33% 66% 1% < 1% 479
Georgia 38% 60% 1% 1% 240
Illinois 29% 68% 2% 1% 310
Indiana 31% 68% 1% 1% 167
Kentucky 35% 61% 3% 1% 127
Louisiana 37% 58% 1% 4% 119
Maryland 36% 64% < 1% < 1% 161
Massachusetts 25% 71% 3% 1% 158
Michigan 40% 58% 1% 1% 224
Minnesota 28% 71% < 1% < 1% 132
Missouri 37% 63% < 1% < 1% 161
New Jersey 27% 72% 1% 1% 223
New York 24% 74% 1% 1% 445
North Carolina 31% 66% 1% 2% 218
Ohio 36% 63% < 1% 1% 275
Oklahoma 24% 72% 3% < 1% 113
Pennsylvania 35% 64% 1% < 1% 308
South Carolina 35% 62% 1% 2% 118
Tennessee 44% 54% 1% < 1% 148
Texas 34% 63% 2% 1% 544
Virginia 30% 70% < 1% < 1% 161
Washington 24% 72% 2% 2% 140
Wisconsin 29% 71% < 1% < 1% 133

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