Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Religion's Contribution to Science

Here's a pretty definitive argument to silence believers when it comes to their criticism of science and its inability to answer the mysteries of life, the universe and everything:

Name one factual, falsifiable, and essential contribution made by religion, any religion, to the understanding of nature and the development of life and the universe.

I thought so. Or, surprise me.

1 comment:

John Stockwell said...

When religion can be coaxed into staying out of the way, that is the best for science.

Incidentally here is a nice article


discussing an attempt by the Discovery Institute to gain credibility by making a presentation at the Southern Methodist University.

A couple of comments about ID from faculty of SMU can be found here:


and a feeble reply from several of the
DI's fellows:


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