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Lets assume for moment that the foundations of science are in error By error I mean irrelevant unpatriotic or simply serving the interests of the powerful elite Lets assume science didnt make such a profound difference in our lives By thinking this way we could save ourselves the troubles of trying to understand something that is so complex highly mathematical and abstract By thinking this way we would remove the naming power that scientist so preciously occupy Scientists would be forced to promote their ideas and theories much like religion does Religion doesnt rely on proofs and this is the main reason for the differences between the promotion of science and the promotion of religion We would force the science community to prove its findings in ways we all can understand and not just their colleges Those who doubt science would reap the benefits of such a trend Those who doubt science include organizations such as religions and cults The following is a critique of the idea that science and all of the power it socially posses is all based on truths that are simply temporary and changing The reality is that truth doesnt exist The rate of change in science is outstandingly fast This fast rate of change is one reason we struggle with understanding the truths that are feed to us by the scientist It seems that when we finally come to a socially accepted understanding of something the scientist tells us its no longer true For example according to Colin Tudge there was a time when the earth was believed to be flat Tudge 237 For many years the common person bought into the idea of a flat earth After all thats what the scientists of that time were saying and much like today these scientists were only questioned by their colleges The idea of the earth being flat went unchallenged because of one main reason That reason
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