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Francis Bacon was the founder of the modern scientific method Thefocus on the new scientific method is on orderly experimentation For Baconexperiments that produce results are important Bacon pointed out the needfor clear and accurate thinking showing that any mastery of the world inwhich man lives was dependent upon careful understanding This understanding is based solely onthe facts of this world and not as the ancients held it in ancient philosophy This new modernscience provides the foundation for modern political science Bacons political science completely separated religion and philosophy For Bacon nothing exists in the universe exceptindividual bodies Although he did not offer a complete theory of the natureof the universe he pointed the way that science as a new civil religionmight take in developing such a theoryBacon divided theology into the natural and the revealed Naturaltheology is the knowledge of God which we can get from the study of nature andthe creatures of God Convincing proof is given of the existence of God butnothing more Anything else must come from revealed theology Science andphilosophy have felt the need to justify themselves to laymen The beliefthat nature is something to be vexed and tortured to the compliance of manwill not satisfy man nor laymen Natural science finds its proper method whenthe scientist puts Nature to the question tortures her by experiment andwrings from her answers to his questions The House of Solomon is directlyrelated to these thoughts It is dedicated to the study of Works and theCreatures of God Bacon 436 Wonder at religious questions was naturalbut permitted free reign would destroy science by absorbing the minds andconcerns of men The singular advantage of Christianity is its irrationalityThe divine soul was a matter for religion to handle The irrational soul wasopen to study and understanding by man using the methods of scienceThe society of the NEW ATLANTIS is a scientific society It isdominated by scientists and guided by science Science conquers chance anddetermines change thus
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