Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 8% 19% 53% 19% 2% 8,591
Evolved; due to God's design 34% 12% 45% 7% 2% 4,943
Evolved; don't know how 17% 15% 50% 7% 11% 857
Always existed in present form 52% 6% 36% 5% 2% 5,009
Don't know 35% 7% 45% 4% 8% 528

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