April 30, 2007

THE DECLINE OF DARWINISM:

Generation tolerant: A cellphone poll of California youth shows remarkably liberal attitudes toward race but conservative beliefs on family values. (LA Times, April 30, 2007)

The survey, sponsored by New America Media, found dramatically liberal attitudes when it comes to the issue of getting along. Two-thirds say they have dated someone of another ethnicity, and a whopping 87% say they would marry or have a life partner of a different race. [...]

Most young adult Californians have many friends outside their own race, the survey found. For Asians and Anglos, the majority of their friends are of different races, while Latinos and blacks said that about 40% of their friends come from different groups.

And as for illegal immigration, basically the kids don't see what the fuss is all about — 82% say illegal immigrants should be given a chance to earn citizenship.

But if you think that California is producing a generation of young liberals, think again. The young people in the survey swing to the right when it comes to family values and religion.

Their No. 1 concern is the breakdown of the family. Second is violence in their neighborhoods. A majority say they are religious and spiritual. They plan to go to college, have jobs, marry, buy homes, raise kids.


From their morality follows the views on race and immigration.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 30, 2007 7:17 AM
Comments

--Their No. 1 concern is the breakdown of the family--

That's because they're the spawn of the revolution generation - which decided to divorce because gods can't be tied down by their parents' mores.

I can't become me if I have baggage.

Posted by: Sandy P at April 30, 2007 8:36 AM
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