I'm really interested to know other people's opinions and discuss ideas on the matter. It's always something that has interested me and has sparked many in-depth debates and discussions in my life. What do you think the strengths and weaknesses of Scoence and Religion are? Could they both work at the same time?
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It's a great answer. Science and religion may not go hand-in-hand. But, you should not confuse Philosophy and Religion. Religion is a faith and belief in certain customs and practices. Philosophy is wider which includes science & a base for reli
Thanks Benny for sharing your opinion, it was a great answer.
I'd be interested to know how you think Humans Colonising on Mars will reflect on religious values and religion itself?
Thank you for your answer here as well MT, how would you suggest a coexistence that would end up with an agreement of mutual well-being? Interesting read.
To get to that coexistence, there needs to be an equalization of power. One can't dominate the other. I would say it's somewhat lopsided right now, but time should naturally balance it out.
Thanks again MT, in what direction would you say it was currently lopsided towards?
It's currently lopsided in favor of religion. It's considered taboo if you identify as an atheist, and religion is an unofficial requirement for positions of power (even if the candidate secretly believes otherwise).
You believe it to be religion still? I guess it depends what country you are in. Thanks for your replies MT.
Thanks for your answer Sri T, your opinion is very interesting. Would you care to explain deeper into your opinions and what you mean about other dimensions, the ancient Egyptians and Miracles?
Science cannot enter the deeper states of consciousness or the astral world with test instruments because it is non-physical. The ancient Egyptians had access to esoteric knowledge that is barely understood by most. Not many know how to do miracles.
Sri T, thank you for your input, it's a very interesting opinion, who can "do miracles"?
The adepts who practice and use the hidden knowledge of the mind.
Hey Paul, thanks for your answer. It certainly is something to think about, I agree, Do you feel that is all they have in common? Or do you believe there is something deeper? If so what?
Thank you for your answer Tim, It was very interesting to read, would you care to elaborate on what you mean by practicing Science as a Religion, this concept is something that I feel would be interesting to discuss.
With limited space a metaphor while is truth as we know it a Doctor Practices. Religion itself IMHO is only a definition without assignment until assigned, i.e., a dogma of deity, economic powers, faith in science, and etc. I practice many religions.
Thank you so much for your input Tim, it has been quite insightful.
Your welcome Lee. With the shortness of space to comment I ask forgiveness if it seemed an air of harsh or brash That is not the intent :-) Possibly a hub would offer opportunity to expand my thoughts? Thank you for the opportunity of this question!
That's okay Tim, I figured it wouldn't be the intent :) I was considering writing a Hub on the subject myself, I would also love to hear your views on my Hub about Mars One and how that might affect things like religion that we've discussed here.
Not sure odd or of oddity that hub is what caught my attention when stopping by. Still is the conscious realm too. Thank you for reminder as I write it down :-)
I really appreciate your feedback Tim, thank you.
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+1 Well said, if God is God it would stand to reason that our finite minds could not fully comprehend him unless He chooses to reveal Himself. Another question I'd ask is what purpose would an eye serve in the millions of years it took to evolve?