Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Colorado — both U.F.O. and Bigfoot hot spots —
are among the least religious states in the country, which might impact [that is, increase] their citizens’ likelihood of “seeing” both phenomena.
So non-religious people are more credulous for aliens and apemen? Does Bigfoot fill the "God-shaped hole"?
Someone needs to tell Richard Dawkins about this, it'll blow his mind ...
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PS: Also interesting/correlative is that the latest X-Files movie had more to do with the Catholic church and stem cell research than it did little green men or monster-of-the-week stuff (man, I wish I had seen more of the one multi-headed creature ...).