The technology spawned by science grows ever more powerful, and does so at an ever-faster rate. Where is it taking us?
Science has bestowed enormous benefits on mankind. But it has a dark side as well. It gives us miracle medicines, but also, germ warfare. It bestows upon us nuclear power, and nuclear bombs. Its power can be used to benefit the environment or to destroy it.
But there is another aspect of science, one that has nothing to do with technology. It has to do with shaping our worldview. In doing so, it influences how we structure our society, our laws, and our moral codes.
What is most remarkable about science is not its gadgetry, but rather, what it tells us about ourselves, who we are, what is our purpose and destiny. Do we have inherent value? Or are we just another species of animal?
[Ron: Animals have mind (soul) and hence intrinsic value. Life is a continuum and animals progress from group souls to individual souls which, in turn, graduate to incarnate as ensouled humans. This throw-away-line evidences that this writer has been influenced by the "science" he complains of.].
In other words, there is a powerful philosophy that underpins science. It affects us all.
Science is based on the premise that the universe has rules, unbreakable laws that do not depend on our opinion, but which are revealed to us by observation and reason. As far as we can tell, the universe is orderly; it has structure and hierarchy. Is that all just meaningless coincidence? [Ron: Of course it isn't.].
Until recent times, nature was correctly seen to be the work of a divine designer whose purpose, plan and meaning are revealed to us in the wonders of Creation. We have a special place in that creation; we are its stewards, its gardeners [Ron: And caretakers of this planet and all its inhabitants.]. We have life, we have consciousness -- and we possess free will. [Ron: Better said: Humans are indwelt by a fragment of the Creator (MIND) and have the ability to think rationally and CHOSE to make decisions based on rational thought, or not.]. Therefore, we are accountable for our deeds. Our noble purpose is to love one another, to be our brother's keeper, and to treat each other with the same kindness and respect we desire for ourselves. [Ron: Esu Immanuel (aka Jesus the Christ) put it more accurately as "LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR (everyone and everything) AS yourself, FOR the love of God (everything)".
But that was then, this is now.
Many scientists no longer regard us as having any special place. We are no longer regarded as having a spiritual dimension, but only a physical one. We are seen to be products of a cold, uncaring universe, indeed, not even a product, but only a mere byproduct, an accident, an unlikely outcome of events that had no plan, no purpose, no meaning. [Ron: This is Talmudic materialist claptrap foisted upon our world by Satanic neo-Pharisees and their demonic controllers.].
The inevitable extension of this purely [Ron: materialist] physical view of humanity is [Ron: spiritual oblivian and ] technological barbarism. If we are mere atoms, biological machines, then by what right can we expect to be treated as anything more than that? Indeed, there would be no rights at all, but only force.
Of course, such dismal interpretations of science are not at all scientific, but only ideological. Most people, however, confronted with the scientific arguments for physics devoid of spirit, find themselves ill equipped to counter those arguments. All too many people have subscribed to the material paradigm, and have come to regard religious faith as mere superstition at best, as harmful at worst.
Ron: Spirituality is NOT religion. Spirit consciousness is God consciousness. Expressions like being created in "the image and likeness of God" connote that human beings have been endowed with spirit, ie MIND, and can CHOSE to be like God, ie to develop God consciousness. Unconditional love is the essence of God consciousness. Religions are man made SOCIAL CONTROL MECHANISMS. In this connection be aware that Jesus the Christ was not a Pharisee or a Judahite and there were NO Jews in his time. Moreover Jesus DID NOT incarnate to establish a religion. He came to teach the truth about life, the universe and everything which had been largely lost over previous millenia. The Christian religion was actually established by Pharisees in conjunction with Roman Emperors. The Emperor Constantine established the Christian Church structure and ensured the elimination of many politically unacceptable books and teachings. The Emperor Justinian completeed the process during the Fifth Ecumenical Council in 553-54 AD when he had Pope Vigilius Arrested for Believing in Reincarnation. Eradication of the doctrine of Reincarnation ie knowledge that the evolvement of life and hence MIND is based on reincarnation (which is essential to enable spirit beings to avail themselves of sufficient physical incarnations to adequately explore and understand the immensity of life, the universe and everything) is the mechanism used by the Talmudists and their demonic controllers to convince many humans that they are merely physical creatures having one, only, lifetime which has no meaning, destiny or purpose. Concomitantly, this LIE makes it easy for Talmudists, Christian religious controllers and materialists generally, to instil fear of death into congregations and to distort science by having scientists promulgate the false and ridiculous idea that people on this small planet on the edge of the universe are the most, and probably the only, consciously intelligent beings in the Cosmos. LOL.].
The God paradigm, on the other hand, holds that life is not merely a chemical reaction. It informs us that our free will empowers us - supernaturally -- to break the otherwise immutable chain of cause and effect.
Physical science, when it is divorced from faith, denies that free will can possibly exist. In that view, the criminal cannot be blamed for his crimes; the hero deserves no praise.
In the material view, as expressed by the social left, there is no right, no wrong. "Do as thou wilt." That view has led us to enact laws that make no moral distinction between family values and sexually perverse relationships. It regards humans in the womb as disposable tissue masses. It invites, across our borders, masses of people who are hostile to Judeo-Christians. [Ron: Judeo-Christians are a contradiction. Either one follows the teachings of Jesus the Christ to love neighbour as self for the love of the Creator OR you folow the collectivist, racist, genocidal distates of the Torah which requires that ALL gentiles be destroyed or enslaved. See eg: ESU IMMANUEL, THE CHRIST, WAS NOT A JEW. - http://abundanthope.net/pages/Phoenix_Journals_61/ESU_IMMANUEL_THE_CHRIST_WAS_NOT_A_JEW_4237.shtml And: Esu Immanuel (Jesus Christ) was NOT a Jew - The facts about KHAZARS (the so-called Jews) - http://abundanthope.net/pages/Political_Information_43/Esu-Immanuel-Jesus-Christ-was-NOT-a-Jew---The-facts-about-KHAZARS-the-so-called-Jews_printer.shtml And: Benjamin Freedman: The former Jew who single-handedly took on the Jewish supremacist criminal mafia. See: http://abundanthope.net/pages/True_US_History_108/Benjamin-Freedman-The-former-Jew-who-single-handedly-took-on-the-Jewish-supremacist-criminal-mafia.shtml]. It defines our Founders only by their sad record of slavery, but makes no mention of the freedoms they imparted to all of us. It is changing the definition of free speech to violent bigotry. It promotes the accelerating decay of Western civilization.
How can we free ourselves from that futile and destructive world view? The answer is simple, but not easy. We need to reform the institutions of both science and politics. We need to restore faith to the public forum.
[Ron: Really? How? Sooo, with one leap Jack was free? The answers are NOT simple. If they were we would have found and implemented them by now. The truth is that we cannot solve our problems with the same thinking (consciousness) with which they were established. A higher level of consciousness is required. Actually, as first steps we need to rid our world of Talmudism, usurious banking and corporations that are given legal personhood which is the sole prerogative of ensouled, sovereign living human beings!].
Concerning scientific atheism, the late, Bishop Fulton J. Sheen said it well. He wrote,
"The great arcana of Divine Mysteries cannot be known by reason, but only by Revelation. Reason can however, once in possession of these truths, offer persuasions to show that they are not only not contrary to reason, or destructive of nature, but eminently suited to a scientific temper of mind and the perfection of all that is best in human nature." -- The Life of All Living
Science is only as valuable as its foundation. If that foundation is not faith, then science is a house built upon shifting sand, and must collapse. Let's stop worshipping the false gods of so-called science, before they demand the sacrifice of all that is truly sacred. [Ron: this seems to be simplistic word pushing.].
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