Sources of guidance on right and wrong among conservatives by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among conservatives by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of conservatives who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about human evolution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Evolved; due to natural processes 17% 12% 58% 13% 1% 2,288
Evolved; due to God's design 44% 7% 42% 4% 2% 3,308
Evolved; don't know how 33% 7% 46% 7% 7% 417
Always existed in present form 65% 3% 26% 3% 2% 6,266
Don't know 50% 4% 32% 4% 10% 656

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