A week of news headlines, outlining the government’s carbon tax package, the inevitable political machinations and even the reports of stress experienced by school children following doomsday teaching on climate change, all highlight the eminence, perhaps even the power, of science and the blind faith of many in its ability to dictate policy, influence governments, attempt to explain everything and guide our behaviour.
But, as Stan Guthrie commented earlier this year, science, as valuable as it is, is a limited and (especially when misused in the service of unscientific agendas) imperfect means of acquiring knowledge. Dallas Willard reflects, ‘The scientific understanding of nature yields no guidance for human life, including what to do with the knowledge science offers.’ It simply cannot answer all the questions we face or provide guidance and direction for our lives.
Read Stan Guthrie’s article here…..
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