What percentage of the America's population believes in aliens?
A telephone poll conducted by the Center for Survey and Research Analysis at the University of Connecticut, resulted in that roughly 77% of Americans thought alien lifeforms could develop on planets very different from Earth. Around 8 out of 10 Americans believe is is likely that intelligent aliens on other planets are more advance than humans on earth. Seth Shostak, senior astronomer for SETI, who appeared in "Extraterrestrial," predicts a real possibility that we may find evidence of intelligent extraterrestrial life by the year 2025.
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Key findings: (Not adjusted for increase in refusals to reply) . the proportion of the population that can be classified as Christian has declined from 86% in 1990 to 77% in 2001; \nalthough the number of adults who classify themselves in non-Christian religious groups has increased from about …5.8 million to about 7.7 million, the proportion of non-Christians has increased only by a very small amount - from 3.3% to about 3.7%; \nthe greatest increase in absolute as well as in percentage terms has been among those adults who do not subscribe to any religious identification; their number has more than doubled from 14.3 million in 1990 to 29.4 million in 2001; their proportion has grown from just 8% of the total in 1990 to over 14% in 2001; \nthere has also been a substantial increase in the number of adults who refused to reply to the question about their religious preference, from about four million or 2% in 1990 to more than eleven million or over 5% in 2001.. (MORE)
Answer #1: The possibility that aliens from other planet exist is notimpossible. Compared to what there is to know, humans practically know nothing. I say that there is a possibility. Did you know, i know this cannot be confirmed, that the governments hid from the world that there isreally aliens. M…aybe we are the aliens and we just don't know it. Justbecause we can't live on another planet doesn't mean that other creaturescan't. For all that you know we live in earth and the animals are thealiens. Well think about it, they live and look differently, they don't speaklike we do or anything like that. But always remember that "Those who don'tbelieve, no proof is enough and for those who believe no evidence is needed."Believe what you want to believe not what other people tell you to believe.Just because Catholics believe in Jesus doesn't mean you have tobelieve. (This last sentence doesn't even make sense, if you don't believe inJesus how could someone be called a Catholic.) have u seen monsters vs aliens??????(nothing to do with real lifejust a fictional story use fact to support answers not movies.) Even if your Catholic you can believe in aliens one of therepresentatives from the Vatican said we can. It is not against the religion. Alsoaliens are things not from this planet or commonly found on this planet sohere on Earth humans and animals can not in any sense be considered aliens. They may exist, they may even be around here. But I will believe inone when I kick one in the ankle. hi im Aisha.. i belive in Aliens because i saw one and this ain't no joke ortrick,no one belives me but i know i saw one please email me if you want to ask questions about them...i never esackly saw them.but i saw thembelive me or not its up to you i have proof go onwww.youtube.com/watch?v=JBSo- yB-P74&feature=related i love ant and dec!!!!!!!!! from aisha email:email@example.com ===== Answer #2: What anyone does or doesn't believe is irrelevant. There is a significant probability of the existence of intelligent, technological, civilized life elsewhere in the universe, besidesEarth. We have not observed any evidence of its existence. That's a pretty boring statement. It certainly doesn't stand upagainst "they're among us" and "I saw one", and "the government knows and is hiding the truth" and "if you can just believe then you won'tneed no stinkin evidence". yes, search up area51 (MORE)
Fundamental to Scientology is a view of Man as a spiritual being.In Scientology, the spiritual being is called the thetan . The termis taken from the Greek letter theta for "thought" or"life" or "the spirit." It is used to avoid confusion with previousconcepts of the soul. The thetan is immorta…l and has lived-and willcontinue to live-through countless lifetimes. One is athetan who has a mind and who occupies a body.The thetan animates the body and uses the mind. Also fundamental to Scientology is a view of life ascompartmentalized into urges (drives, impulses) toward survival.These are called the dynamics andnumber eight in all. The First Dynamic is the urge toward existence as one'sself. Here we have individuality expressed fully. This can becalled the Self Dynamic . The Second Dynamic- is the urge toward existence asa sexual activity. This dynamic actually has two divisions. SecondDynamic (a) is the sexual act itself. And the Second Dynamic (b) isthe family unit, including the rearing of children. This can becalled the Sex Dynamic. The Third Dynamic is the urge toward existence in groups ofindividuals. Any group, or part of an entire class, could beconsidered to be a part of the Third Dynamic. The school, thesociety, the town, the nation are each part of the ThirdDynamic and each one is a Third Dynamic. This can becalled the Group Dynamic. The Fourth Dynamic is the urge toward existence as or ofMankind. Whereas one race would be considered a Third Dynamic, allthe races would be considered the Fourth Dynamic. This can becalled the Mankind Dynamic. The Fifth Dynamic is the urge toward existence of the animalkingdom. This includes all living things, whether vegetable oranimal, the fish in the sea, the beasts of the field or of theforest, grass, trees, flowers or anything directly and intimatelymotivated by life . This can be called the AnimalDynamic . The Sixth Dynamic is the urge toward existence as thephysical universe. The physical universe is composed of Matter,Energy, Space and Time. In Scientology we take the first letter ofeach of these words and coin a word-MEST. This can be called the Universe Dynamic. The Seventh Dynamic is the urge toward existence as or ofspirits. Anything spiritual, with or without identity, would comeunder the heading of the Seventh Dynamic. This can be called the Spiritual Dynamic. The Eighth Dynamic is the urge toward existence as infinity.This is also identified as the Supreme Being. This is called theEighth Dynamic because the symbol of infinity, â, stood uprightmakes the numeral 8. This can be called the Infinity or God Dynamic . Scientologists usually call these by number. A further manifestation of these dynamics is that they could bestbe represented as a series of concentric circles, wherein the FirstDynamic would be the center and each new dynamic would besuccessively a circle outside it. The idea of space expandingenters into these dynamics. The basic characteristic of the individual includes his ability toso expand into the other dynamics. But when the Seventh Dynamic isreached in its entirety, one will only then discover the trueEighth Dynamic. As an example of use of these dynamics, one discovers that a babyat birth is not perceptive beyond the First Dynamic. But as thechild grows and interests extend, the child can be seen to embraceother dynamics. As a further example of use, a person who is incapable of operatingon the Third Dynamic is incapable at once of being a part of a teamand so might be said to be incapable of a social existence. As a further comment upon the Eight Dynamics, no one of thesedynamics from one to seven is more important than any other one ofthem in terms of orienting the individual. While the dynamics arenot of equal importance, one to the next, the ability of anindividual to assume the beingness, doingness and havingness ofeach dynamic is an index to his ability to live. The abilities and shortcomings of individuals can be understood byviewing their participation in the various dynamics. (MORE)
Answer . It is estimated that approximately 68% to 88% of the world's population believes in one of the four largest religions, all of which believe in a higher power of sorts.
The population estimates for America as of 2010 are; North America - 547,086,000 South America - 393,307,000 Combined - 940,307,000 The population in America is an estimated 313.9 million as of 2014.
Third, after China and India. While each of those nations has over a billion people, the United States is at third place just with it's 300 million people. Toss in Canada, Mexico and the other central American states, and it still leaves North America as a whole in third place.
All generalities are false, including this one. Yes. Those who tend to believe in the supernatural are the ones most likely to believe in aliens. It's all about education. Smarter, well educated people find answers through research and provable facts. Those who seek simple answers to complex ques…tions via myth and folklore (virgin births, omnipotent gods, religion [all types], etc.) are generally those who are easily satisfied by unfounded claims of faith. Faith is not fact. Faith is simply... faith. Not much to go on when you have a few years of formal education (higher than grade 8). Look for evidence of creationism on the web. Then look for articles on evolution. You will see why ignorance in huge numbers is the root of human unrest in the world today. By the way, aliens exist all right, but not in this galaxy. There are billions of others. The chances of life existing only in one tiny planet in one speck of a universe so vast that the greatest minds cannot comprehend its magnitude, and you simply have to assume life exists, or existed, or will exist in equally vast numbers. And the belief that aliens have visited this planet at some time in our young existence leaving traces of their visit is simply.... a matter of faith. A better question would be... do aliens believe in life on earth? Not a chance! Answer No. At least this one doesn't. The theme of creation is that God made all things, living and nonliving. The idea of aliens on another planet would mean that Jesus would have had to have gone there and died for them too. I dont think Jesus would have wanted to do that twice. At best the common description of these so called 'aliens' bears little resemblance to the image of God. Answer People who are prejudiced against Christians, including creationists, who believe the Bible to be true, also tend to believe them to be naive and ignorant. This is despite the fact that modern science was founded by people who believed the Bible such as Copernicus, Newton, Keppler and others. An interesting piece of research was conducted some years ago by the "Skeptical Inquirer" magazine -hardly a bastion of Bible believing Christian truth. The magazine surveyed people in terms of who was the most likely to accept superstitions and others things unsupported by science (including aliens). The results of their research were surprising. they found that it was the Bible believers who were the least likely to accept strange things. Bible believers generally do not subscribe to Hollywood-generated myths such as aliens. This author included. They prefer something which is solid and trustable like the Bible. (MORE)
Because they either want to, or have evidence and/or reason to believe so. ' Want ' being from the fascination of extraterrestrials and their capabilities, and perhaps the personal attachment of being part of something more vast and mysterious. ' Evidence ' being from the sightings, reports a…nd documentations of over thirty million people, or perhaps personal experience only explained through the intervention of aliens. And, ' Reason ' from the ancient scientific and philosophical questions regarding the size of the universe and potential habitation of other life as evidence of our own existence. (MORE)
Scientologists are brought into the cult based upon the idea that it will enable them to improve themselves through a series of classes (which they must pay for) and auditing sessions (which they must pay for). After they pay for enough classes and auditing sessions they achieve different levels. At… the level called OTIII they are told the great secret of Xenu. Often called the "Space Opera" (please check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_opera_in_Scientology_doctrine for the story).. Scientologists and Scientology feel that this is a great secret that should never be let out so they deny it publically because after all. It sounds absolutely retarded to the un-brainwashed and would more or less destroy their recruitment efforts if it was widely known. However it has been leaked out of the cult (in it's original L. Ron Hubbard hand written form no less) and authenticated by many former high ranking members of the cult. (MORE)
they shouldnt No reason they should or shouldn't, they should only hope or not. There is a pretty big chance there is other life out there, but people are entitled to their own opinion in this matter, there is no right or wrong. We-ll there are a lot of unexplained things on this planet we don't kn…ow about mermaids trolls the mothman all this things but we have our own opinions to my opinion I believe in aliens just because this world is mysterious and we don't know everything about it (MORE)
aliens dont live in america. aliens like someone foreign or the ones from outer space?. Because I don't know how much foreign people there are
I doubt if Richard Dawkins believes in aliens in the sense of intelligent beings from outer space who have visited our earth. I think he does believe that, somewhere out there in the billions of planets that exist in other solar systems, there must be other life forms, some of which will be at least… as intelligent as we are. (MORE)
YES....it is not possible that we are the only intelligent race in the whole universe....how much do we know about us ...i think almost nothing ....so believing us the only intelligent should be ignorant i think :) PEACE :)
There are a lot of people who believe in aliens these days, but there are about a million people per state.
Yes, I believe in reincarnation as applies to humans and fallen angels and demons.. Henry B. Ellak
"Belief" is an acceptance without evidence. I do "believe" that there is life elsewhere in the Galaxy, although there is no evidence either to support or refute the proposition. I do not "believe" that alien intelligent life forms have visited this planet. Again, there is no evidence either way, …but it seems improbable and difficult. (MORE)
Various reasons. Some may be religious, some may be due to a limited understanding of life. The only justified reason is that there is no evidence. I personally believe in extraterrestrial intelligence, but I comlpetely understand if others don't based on lack of evidence.
That's a good question. I can't find any direct statements about whether he did or not, but I did find a reference to him favoring visual communication over the radio-based SETI communication that we currently have (in the 1920s, and apparently back then it wasn't possible to focus radio transmitte…rs on a distant planet), so it is likely that he thought it possible. (MORE)
Evidence Actually, no reason. You could shun the evidence or believe it, as none is 100% conclusive. If there was absolutely undeniable evidence, like one landed and said hi to you, there would be no sense to disbelieve them.
Not everyone belives in UFO's and aliens, and I don't belive in little green men that come to take over the world. But why do people want to think that the only things that exists are the things we know of? Space is Billions of miles side to side and up and down, their is obviosly more planets t…han 9!!!! Scientists thought that mars was to far away for any kind of life to be there, but now people have detected gasses from hundreds of years ago, so that shows that when our ansestors were alve, there was things on mars, so, maybe there could still be! So, if mars had some form of life like plants, animals or 'aliens', why shouldn't planets we have never seen or discovered yet not have some form of life? You never know, some where, in some place, some one tht looked just like you, or compleatly oppositt could be reading these egzact words that were written by some one that looked just like me!!! Mars is right on our door step, we have never sent anything to about 6 or more planets!!! Who are we to think that there is no more living things we don't know of, there is probally thousands of things we do not know of oon our verry own planet - there will probally be hundreds that no one will ever know of!!! (MORE)
It was probably the whole Roswell area 51 scandal that started it in America. But it's always been an interest to humans. It seems we like to think about other life out there - it's pretty fascinating if you think about it!
I believe in aliens!!! call me crazy but my friend saw one go over her house twice!!!
No real "scientist" believes that aliens exist, just as no realscientist 'believes' that aliens do not exist. That's just a simple fact that comes fromsimple definitions. A real 'Scientist' is an observer who drawsconclusions from what he observes. His conclusions have nothing to do with opinion,fai…th, judgment, or what he believes or doesn't believe. No observation by astronomers, astrophysicists, cosmologists,biologists, physicists, or anyone else has provided any evidence yet thatpoints to the existence of life outside of Earth, or any evidence that rules itout. So nobody has any scientific basis for 'believing' either way ... even thoughmany people, including many scientists, have a strong hunch that it does exist. (MORE)
Everybody's life has some events in it which simply cannot be explained. We are not omniscient, so some things will happen that we have no way of understanding. In the past when something inexplicable happened people would say it was the work of the fairies, or the goblins, or the kobolds, or the …elves. These days people are wiser: they no longer believe in elves, brownies, or leprechauns. So they say that these things are caused by aliens. (MORE)
aliens? sure i do. i believe theres life on other planets even thought scientists havent found aliens or other humans.
Believing in something is not necessarily deviant. Most people should believe that there is the possibility of life outside of our planet. However, there is no proof that life exists anywhere else apart from our own planet. As our exploration continues and we visit closer and further worlds, the li…kely hood of finding other life increases. The term aliens is a misnomer referring to "green beings" that seem to only show themselves to mid western Americans in the middle of the night, miles from no where, and with no attributable witnesses. Beer may have been on the menu as well. If you believe that aliens are visiting our Earth then you are in the minority, but if you believe that aliens is life on other worlds, then given time, we should prove that this is true. We orbit one star in a galaxy with over 100 billion stars, and there are over 100 billion galaxies. If we are the only life with over 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 stars, then I will eat my hat, clothes and possibly underpants :-) (MORE)
100% An alien is defined as thus: . A person, animal, plant, or other thing which is from outside the family, group, organization, or territory under consideration. . A foreigner residing in a country. . Any life form of extraterrestrial origin. Everyone will believe that 1 and 2 are true…. So it's only 3 that might cause an issue. It varies, but a good figure will put the value at about 54% of people belive there is exolife but that value will decline if the "landed on Earth" is added. (MORE)
According to a CNN poll, approximately 54% of people believe in the existence of intelligent life from other planets.
I personally do not specifically believe in aliens. However, there are many people who do and who claim to have been abducted. I have not personally met anyone who has made these claims so I cannot speak to your question on a personal level. I am open to the idea with further investigation and concr…ete proof. Religion, culture, family upbringing, brain washing, gullible, or just like to believe the idea that there is life out there. (MORE)
I do. I think that in all the100,000,000 or whatever of stars out there, there must be some other kind of life form. there is so many stars, each with over 5 planets, and most of the planets have got moons.
The American Religious Identification Survey was carried out during February-November 2008 and collected answers from 54,461 respondents who were questioned in English or Spanish. One of the findings of the survey was that 76% of American adults identified as Christians in 2008, compared to 86% i…n 1990. Based on their stated beliefs rather than their religious identification in 2008, 70% of Americans believe in a personal God , roughly 12% of Americans are atheist (no God) or agnostic (unknowable or unsure), and another 12% are deistic (a higher power but no personal God) . Answer A large majority of Americans (78%) say they believe in God and 15% say they don't believe in God, but do believe in a higher power, according to a July 2008 Gallup poll. (MORE)
Hindus do believe in aliens, however it does not mean that they worship them. In ancient Indian texts they speak of and describe alien spacecraft that they called "Vimana". You can also go on google images and search "hindu UFO" and you can see images of what the Ancient Indians described. The Swas…tika which is believed in mundane history that the Indians created it, however the Swastika can be found in ancient cultures all over the world and is suspected by ancient astronaut theorists believe because of this that the Swastika is used to worship aliens and the Indians were just a part of that cycle. (MORE)
I believe aliens might exist somewhere in the universe, but I don't believe any stories about UFOs or abductions or crop circles or anything like that. -------------------------------------------- A good answer. I don't *believe* in aliens because I have seen no proof of them, and belief without …proof is faith (religion) not science. (MORE)
The CDC estimates there to be approximately 20,000 hemophiliacs in the the United States of America. The rate at which hemophilia occurs is approximately 1 in 10,000.
As in little green men in silver jumpsuits? No. Aliens are considered fictional creatures, just like vampires, fairies, and werewolves. A few leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly known as 'Mormons') have mentioned both historically and more modern that there may be o…ther earths with other people on them. However, these would not be 'aliens', they are human beings just like you or I, on earths similar to the one we live on. You can learn more about the Church and it's beliefs at the "Related Links" below. (MORE)
In the sense of foreigners, yes. In the sense of beings from another planet: definitely not. Ancient Egyptian language has the terms pdtyw , xastyw , smaw , pdt , all meaning "foreign people" and all followed by the sign for "foreign hill country". There is absolutely no term in the langua…ge for "aliens from space", which is not at all surprising when ancient Egyptian culture and religion only recognises this earth, where mortals live, and the Afterlife where the souls of the dead reside. The idea of planets as places where life could exist was unknown to the ancient Egyptians. (MORE)
No. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Savior and Redeemer of mankind. He was not an alien, but both God and Man. You can learn more about what Mormons believe about Jesus at the "Related Links" below.… (MORE)
Around half of Americans do. It's not an atheist belief it is evidence-based science accepted by many religious people too.
No. Scientists don't tend to believe in anything until they have proof of its existence/reality. Many scientists believe that it is likely that there are other forms of life in the universe, but that is not the same thing as "believing in aliens", which has overtones of ET visiting Earth.
People generally think aliens are green because of old sci-fi movies that used this colour and has Carrie don as a trend ever since. Also green usually represents cold, sick and other negative things which many believe aliens to be. But today aliens are depicted as a variety of colours and shapes an…d no longer are considered evil nessecarily. (MORE)
Carl Sagan, who was an atheist- so no religious bias colored his views, was quite open to the whole idea of UFos and aliens, past and present. He is a bit more hard-core science than Von Daniken, hence is not a popular, but did present some fascinating, and not pre-set or prefabricated ideas.
It really depends on what time period your looking at. Nowdays, 2010-2011, the percentage is around 1%
I definitely do, simply because the Bible told me so. The Grigori were angels that became infatuated with 'earth women'... enough to 'leave heaven' and procreate a race of giants, from whom Goliath is descended. Then David slew him with a stone and a sling, and the rest is history. It's all in there…. (MORE)
About 55% of all Americans believe that Aliens exist. But that doesn't mean that the other 45% are wrong, there's tons of prove of them existing in our universe. For example the thousands of people sending in videos of UFO's fling over them and such. This universe we live in could have many secrets …we humans haven't discovered yet, like intelligent life in other planets. There are an infinite of possibilities out there! (MORE)
The fact that is has not been proved or disproved will always make people believe.
More than 14% of electricity in the US is produced by renewable energy (June 2011). . Most comes from hydro-electricity. . Iowa, North Dakota, and California each generate more than 10% of their electricity supply from wind power, solar power and/or geothermal power. . US wind power installed …capacity is now more than 48,611 MW and supplies 3% of the nation's electricity. . Texas is the leader in wind power development, followed by Iowa and California. . The largest solar thermal station in the world is in the Mojave Desert with a generating capacity of 354 MW. . The largest photovoltaic power plant in North America is the 200 MW Agua Caliente Solar Project in Yuma County, Arizona. . The Geysers in Northern California is the largest geothermal energy plant in the world. Power alcohol and biodiesel the percent consumption in 483.597 Quadrillion Btu (MORE)
Only 60% of the US population thought global warming was occurring back in 2010, but that rose to 70% by 2012.
i believe in aliens because their is billions of planets in the universe that their could be aliens on a planet
A person has every right to believe in aliens if they choose too. There is no concrete evidence that aliens exist, but that doesn't mean that they don't.
The overall percentage of gay people in the US is 3.5% of the total population. Since we add 1 person to our population every 16 minutes, the exact number would depend on the exact time you wanted to know.