mark noble wrote:
Science provides us with a heap of abilities, technologies and insights into how nature operates - You can take it or leave it, but your ability to initiate this thread on this site, to utilise the energy through your electricity inlet, to observe the data via your monitor, etc - all thanks to science.
You are clearly attempting to incite a response from someone who gives a toss - But noone will bite - We simply take science for granted nowadays. It's not exactly a faith-based religion with a fundamental militant order (Dawkin excluded), is it?
I only responded because I'm bored - Only on this site because I'm bored - And it was a choice between this bollux or a 'Noddy' thread.
I agree, there are many sciences that benefit the people, but too many faux science theories that can't be demonstrated for everyone to see and understand. Genes, for example, also cannot be seen or demonstrated and the only proof is a double helix sketch.
When we remember WE ARE ALL MAD, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained. Mark Twain
“What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is WHAT WE DO.” John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)