Discovered this new creationist book. Check out the description: "We have to face it, science has failed. Scientific investigation does not and cannot explain how the universe and all that is in it…Continue
" It sounds to me like some are confusing th science with technology.
Science provides the means and methodology to discover the rules that make reality work. Technology is the art of applying the rules discovered by science to bend…"
"Yeah. I've always maintained that, although the theists complain that "science wants to take all the mystery out of the world," it is they, the theists, who absolutely must have an explanation even if it's that the universe was…"
"The creationist said it in such a way that it sounded profound, as it was special knowledge gained from some insight he had rather than a lack of understanding of Science. It is a good example of what Dan Dennett calls a "Deepity"."
"Dave, I remember reading your comment, and I somehow didn't get its profundity until now. (I hope I'm not over-using that word.)
I'm feeling analogousy (or simile-y or metaphorically or something) creative right now:
"Dwelp, I guess science is over, then. Too bad. Fun while it lasted. I suppose I better go down to my local witchdoctor and see if he can get me instant access to the world's information for cheaper than my current Internet connection."