Evolution is just one theory. That’s one of the fundamental tenets of the Flat Earth Society and has been for the 10,000 years since humans were first placed on this planet in their fully developed form. The fossil and radiological evidence suggesting otherwise was planted at about the same time, as a gag to fool scientists.
About 46 percent of Americans support the creationist view, according to a 2012 Gallup poll. That has remained essentially unchanged for the last 30 years, despite near-universal accord among scientists that humans -- and every other living thing -- evolved from frustrated microbes who couldn’t find anything better to do on a Saturday night.
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