Tag: Science and the Popular Stories


26
Jul 2019

After writing about the limitations of modern science and giving a fuller view of human knowing through the distinction between understanding, knowledge, belief, opinion, and suspicion or conjecture, I wrote last week about how the scientific developments of the past century tend to favor more the opinion of ‘intelligent design’ than that of atheistic belief. Nevertheless, atheistic belief retains a strong hold on the popular imagination of science. Key to this underlying atheistic belief is not the facts, but the philosophical interpretation – or bad philosophical interpretation. The philosophical interpretations are communicated......

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