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Survey: Supernatural Experiences Common Among America's Religious
"Among the most common religious and mystical experiences reported by Americans include protection from harm by a guardian angel (55 percent); calling by God to do something (44 percent); witnessing a miraculous, physical healing (23 percent); and hearing the voice of God (20 percent), according to the second part of the Baylor Religion Survey."
"A total of 1,648 randomly selected adults nationwide were asked to answer more than 350 items in the survey designed by the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) and conducted by the Gallup organizationin the fall of 2007."
religion  surveys  polls  psychology  belief 
29 days ago by pierredv
The Complex Relationship Between Religion and Purpose - Gallup poll 2007
"Regardless of whether they affiliate themselves with a religion, more than 8 in 10 respondents across 84 countries say their lives have an important meaning or purpose"
Gallup  surveys  polls  opinion  meaning  purpose  religion 
6 weeks ago by pierredv
Poll shows more public support for NASA science programs than human exploration - SpaceNews.com June 2018
Jeff Foust's summary:
The Pew Research Center poll, released Wednesday, found that 72 percent of Americans thought it was essential for the country to lead in space, and 80 percent thought the ISS has been a good investment, both significant increases over prior polls several years ago. However, 63 percent of respondents said that monitoring the Earth's climate was a top priority for NASA, and 62 percent said planetary defense was a top priority, versus only 18 percent for sending humans to Mars and 13 percent for sending humans back to the moon. The poll also found that Americas are, in general, confident in the capabilities of commercial space companies, but with concerns about their ability to prevent the growth of space debris.
SpaceNews  Pew  NASA  polls 
june 2018 by pierredv
Income inequality: Does wider gap between rich and poor threaten capitalism? - CSMonitor.com
Almost two-thirds of Americans say federal policies currently favor the wealthy, and 57 percent say the government should try to reduce the gap between the wealthy and those less well-off, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll in December.
polls  CSMonitor  wealth  poverty  politics 
january 2014 by pierredv
Republican Party Favorability Sinks to Record Low - Oct 2013
Republican Party Favorability Sinks to Record Low Falls 10 percentage points from September's 38%
politics  Gallup  US  Republican  Party  polls 
october 2013 by pierredv
Poll Reveals Quantum Physicists' Disagreement About the Nature of Reality | MIT Technology Review
"For example, in answer to the question “Do you believe that physical objects have their properties well defined prior to and independent of measurement?”, 48 per cent replied “no”, while 52 per cent replied “yes, in some cases”. A further 3 per cent said “yes in all cases”   and 9 per cent were undecided (respondents were able to select more than one answer). "
physics  philosophy  quantum-computing  x:mittechnologyreview  polls 
january 2013 by pierredv
Earmarks Could Help Candidates in Midterms; Palin and Tea Party Connections Could Hurt - Pew Research Center
"A majority of Americans (53%) say they are more likely to vote for a candidate with a record of delivering earmarks for their districts; just 12% say they would be less likely to vote for such a candidate. A third of the public (33%) says this would make no difference in their vote either way."
Do what I want, not what I say...
Also: no consensus on priorities for energy policy
x:pew  politics  polls  energy 
august 2010 by pierredv

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