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Greeks plump for God rather than science

Greeks would rather put their faith in God than in the advances of technology, according to an EU report that was made public yesterday, and which found that people living in Greece held the dimmest views in the entire Union about the changes to their lives brought about by science. Some 94 percent of Greeks believe that science is changing their way of life far too quickly, while the EU average is 60 percent, according to the Eurobarometer poll, which surveyed some 33,000 citizens from the 25 member states. Four in five Greeks said they thought food produced from genetically modified organisms was dangerous. Over three-quarters of Greeks also believe that the protection of their privacy and the misuse and abuse of information will become a «very important» issue within the next 10 years. Meanwhile, 81 percent of Greeks said they believed in God, whereas the EU average was 52 percent.