Re: Science and Religion
Read, Dwight ANTHRO (Read@ANTHRO.SSCNET.UCLA.EDU)
Wed, 11 Oct 1995 15:59:00 PDT
>... if it could be demonstrated that no "natural rules" succeeed in
> adequate accounting for the nature of the observable and observed world,...
How could it be demonstrated?"
Suppose every time we tested a theory based upon "natural rules" we always
found disconfirming data....?
" My way of putting it would be that
science as endeavor stresses the questioning, testing, and revising
of assertions while religion as endeavor stresses the acceptance of
I quite agree and it nicely puts the emphasis on the intent of science
versus the intent of religion which is where the fundamental difference lies.