Science & Faith

What Is Scientism?
  • A Belief System

    • ​Scientism uses science in its quest to validate its belief system. The reason why it is a belief system is that its main proposition cannot be verified by the scientific methodology.

  • How Would You Describe Scientism?

    • ​It is the underlying philosophy taught in most, if not all, secular schools

    • It leads to the world view that either there is no God or that He is irrelevant.

    • It promotes a belief system because its major proposition can be neither proved nor denied by the scientific method.

  • Definition of scientism

    • ​Merriam-Webster (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scientism)

      • ​methods and attitudes typical of or attributed to the natural scientist

      • an exaggerated trust in the efficacy of the methods of natural science applied to all areas of investigation (as in philosophy, the social sciences, and the humanities)

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