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"The Scientist is free to ask any question, to doubt any Assertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any errors"

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"The Scientist is free to ask any question, to doubt any Assertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any errors" The history of science has been to answer the unanswerable and complete the uncompleted. New creations plays parts in science, but in doing so, much has had its errors. A classic example is Robert Oppenheimer. He wanted to split the atom, and in doing so, he by accident created the atomic bomb! This was a flaw, and was not required. Occams Razor in 1324 shows this. "No more things should be presumed to exist than are absolutely necessary." Will Occam displays his view of things that should not exist, should not exist! ...read more.

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Also Robert Oppenheimer, "There is no place for dogma in science." Science is proved to show that it has no time for belief, but it does facts. As P.W Atkins explains in 1995 "Someone with a fresh mind, one not conditioned by upbringing and environment, would doubtless look at science and the powerful reductionism that it inspires as overwhelmingly the better mode of understanding the world, and would doubtless scorn religion as sentimental wishful thinking". Science 'strips away' the 'unnecessary nonsense' of religion and is left with the only simple answers left. Science (and scientists) have potential, and do have a certain limit to stay within science. ...read more.

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or commute to work in our cars, have lights at night and electricity. Use life to the greatest extent, use the electricity that comes through our houses, and look forward towards modern and unknown discoveries yet to come. Don't waste time or anything else. "Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of" Benjamin Franklin making his point that time is precious. As scientific advances improve, such as at the moment, we can 'pick 'n mix' babies, GM crops, plastic surgery, breast implants, abortion and many many other developments, means that it's still advancing in the twenty first century, and the debate has been going for many years, will keep being an agenda for many more. As Archimedes in 215 BC said... "Eureka"! Xavier H Keenan 148 5C ...read more.

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