Most Americans have never lied about their age, would find it easier to
live without air travel than the Internet and in matters of the heart are
romantics, according to a new survey.
Nearly half of the 848 adults questioned in the 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll
also said they think Islam is as peaceful as most other religions and 81
percent think the ache of a broken heart is similar to physical pain.
"It appears that the vast majority of Americans are romantics," CBS said on
its website. "As Shakespeare said 'the course of true love never runs smooth'
and so it appears that most people can empathize with both the joys of a full
heart and the pain of a broken one."
Nearly 9 out of 10 women and three-quarters of men aGREed with the
sentiment, the poll, which questioned Americans about topics ranging from
religion and politics to celebrities and sports, showed.
Seventy three percent said they have never lied about their age and if it
came down to a choice between flying and the Internet, 61 percent said it would
be easier to live without air travel, compared to 32 percent who would give up
The poll also covered pop-culture topics such as whether or not hard-living
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards or Hollywood bad-girl Lindsay Lohan
would outlive actor and recent tabloid king Charlie Sheen.
Thirty three percent thought rock legend Richards would live the longest,
followed by frequent rehab resident Lohan at 21 percent and Sheen at 16
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