Ask A Genius 460 – Religion, the Scientific Framework, Physical Models of the World, and Diminishment (2)

In-Sight Publishing

Ask A Genius 460 – Religion, the Scientific Framework, Physical Models of the World, and Diminishment (2)

December 1, 2018

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Rick Rosner: But I don’t think there the level of conflict seen in the past 100 years seen between religion and science. Science wasn’t seen or embraced as a program that fully explained everything until the 1600s, 1700s, 1800s.

Yet, you had Newton was arguably more religious than scientific. He believed that he was doing God’s work by doing science. He believed that God wanted us to know the world, and doing that was working on His behalf.

It is God helps people who help themselves. Newton was one of the first guys, people, to come up with a scientific theory that really was fairly concrete and made predictions about the universe.

It extended from us to the rest of the universe into infinity. It was right there in the Universal Law of Gravitation. Universal theories are going to start crashing into religious doctrines, which tend to be universal.

Then you have the tendency of science to keep pushing humanity away from the center of creation with the biggest push or the biggest shove against humanity is the theory of evolution, which comes up in the 1850s.

It arose before that but not convincingly until Darwin and someone else who I forget who did it. He was the co-thinker-upper. He co-published, almost, with Darwin. Darwin’s version of evolution caught on.

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Rick Rosner

American Television Writer

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Rick Rosner

Scott Douglas Jacobsen

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In-Sight Publishing

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