Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Silent generation by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe (2014) Switch to: Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Silent generation by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults in the Silent generation who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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At least once a week 48% 8% 33% 7% 4% 2,848
Once or twice a month 38% 7% 44% 8% 2% 763
Several times a year 31% 8% 51% 6% 3% 703
Seldom/never 33% 6% 52% 6% 3% 1,482
Don't know 45% 5% 30% 4% 15% 193

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