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Does science have limitations?

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´╗┐Does science have limitations? Science itself is a limitation. It is inherently limiting because it must yield observable, testable proof. This is not to say that science is useless; it has done many beneficial things for society and humanity the world over, but it is limiting. For example, "hard" science does not acknowledge anything that cannot be directly observed. However, there are many instances in which people experience "abnormal" phenomena which is ignored, even denounced by the scientific field. Whether these things are true or not, science cannot test for these things within the limitations of its framework, so it just ignores it. One current example of this is the study of consciousness. There are many articles (esp. Pinker's work) which seek to answer the question of "what makes reality, real?" ...read more.


Any scientist will probably laugh in your face if you say it's a scientific act to study your belief system and change your reality by deconstructing what you believe. But like with everything else, test it out yourself. Experience can be a scientific study, but not in the traditional sense. Science itself aims directly for truth. It's people that corrupt it. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi there ! My name is Nadeem. I am not changing the answer given above but yes I can tell you about the limitations of science. I think that science have at least four (4) limitations. 1. The SPEED OF LIGHT , light is the fastest medium at 3`60`000 km/hr. that means this is the best speed and science can not go any faster. 2. The 360 degree of a circle. ...read more.


The science can't help here. ï· Finally, science can't help us with questions about the supernatural. The prefix "super" means "above." So supernatural means "above (or beyond) the natural." The toolbox of a scientist contains only the natural laws of the universe; supernatural questions are outside their reach. Universe The universe is commonly defined as the totality of everything that exists,[1] including all space, time, matter, energy, planets, stars, galaxies, intergalactic space,[2][3] and beyond. Definitions and usage vary and similar terms include the cosmos, the world and nature. Scientific observation of earlier stages in the development of the universe, which can be seen at great distances, suggests that the universe has been governed by the same physical laws and constants throughout most of its extent and history. There are various multiverse theories, in which physicists have suggested the universe is one among many universes that likewise exist. ...read more.

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