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 Post subject: WHY is there a war between science and religion?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:12 pm 
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One reason is the unreasonable stupidity of many who do this with the Bible.

http://www.alternet.org/belief/louisian ... ic-schools

As long as people continue to pretend the Bible teaches true science, then science has every right and obligation to fight against ignorance and dismal stupidity. Hurrah for science!

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 Post subject: Re: WHY is there a war between science and religion?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:53 pm 
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Cuz the priest class want's to keep the monies coming in.

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 Post subject: Re: WHY is there a war between science and religion?
PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:36 am 
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Only one of those spheres sees “a war”, and they’re losing it.

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 Post subject: Re: WHY is there a war between science and religion?
PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:52 pm 
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I think it's part of the move to put religion somehow outside of scientific reasoning (because religion is losing). It's more special pleading as John Loftus says in his blog http://www.debunking-christianity.com/2017/04/all-christian-apologetics-is-special.html?m=1


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 Post subject: Re: WHY is there a war between science and religion?
PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:59 pm 
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One of my pet peeves is Creationism. Teaching creationism in schools is like letting the fox in the henhouse.


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