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Gonzaga debate institute 2011 190 mercury politics

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Unformatted text preview: ther major party. Gonzaga Debate Institute 2011 182 Mercury Politics SETI – Belief in Aliens – Younger Voters Younger Americans are more likely to believe in aliens Rasmussen Reports, 5/25/09 (Biggest public opinion poll conductor in the United States, “53% Believe Intelligent Life Is Likely On Other Planets”, http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/general_lifestyle/may_2009/53_believe_intelligent_life_i s_likely_on_other_planets2, accessed 6/27/11) EK Sixty-one percent (61%) of men think it’s likely there’s life out there in the solar system, compared to 46% of women. Younger Americans continue to be more confident than their elders that intelligent life can be found on other planets. That was also true in June 2007. Forty percent (40%) of political liberals believe intelligent life on other planets is Very Likely versus 20% of conservatives. Republicans are less likely to agree than Democrats and voters not affiliated with either major party. Gonzaga Debate Institute 2011 183 Mercury Politics SETI – Belief in Aliens – Women Women are less likely to believe in extraterrestrials Rasmussen Reports, 5/25/09 (Biggest public opinion poll conductor in the United States, “53% Believe Intelligent Life Is Likely On Other Planets”, http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/general_lifestyle/may_2009/53_believe_intelligent_life_i s_likely_on_other_planets2, accessed 6/27/11) EK Sixty-one percent (61%) of men think it’s likely there’s life out there in the solar system, compared to 46% of women. Younger Americans continue to be more confident than their elders that intelligent life can be found on other planets. That was also true in June 2007. Forty percent (40%) of political liberals believe intelligent life on other planets is Very Likely versus 20% of conservatives. Republicans are less likely to agree than Democrats and voters not affiliated with either major party. Gonzaga Debate Institute 2011 184 Mercury Politics ***Links – Education Gonzaga Debate Institute 2011 185 Mercury Politics Education Popular – Senate – Boozman (R-AR) Senator John Boozman supports education programs for science and technology Boozman, U.S. Arkansas Senator, 2011 (John, 3/17/11, Sen. Bill Nelson Holds Hearing on Investing in Federal Research and Development, CQ Transcriptions, Lexis Nexis Database, 6/21/11) EK Advances in science and engineering are essential for America's economic growth and global competitiveness. They're also crucial to many of our other national priorities including energy independence, cyber security and health care. As you know, we are slowly moving out of a recession. We've experienced a very serious economic disruption, and our nation's future growth must be based on the substantial, sustainable growth driven by technology and innovation . During the next decade the U.S. demand for scientists and engineers is expected to increase at four times the rate for all other occupations. In fact, the pace of economic growth may very well depend...
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