Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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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Religion 58% 40% 2% < 1% 1,647
Philosophy/reason 22% 75% 2% < 1% 989
Common sense 23% 76% 1% < 1% 2,196
Science 19% 80% 1% 1% 837
Don't know 25% 64% 9% 3% 228

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