• ProdigalFrogOPMA
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    65 months ago

    I trust that science CAN find an answer, and while there are bad studies, ultimately science is practically the only way to understand the world and find the closest thing there is to objective truth. It does require adequate education to sift the wheat from the chaff, but ultimately the scientific method is one of the most powerful tools humanity has in its belt.

    • @Solumbran@lemmy.world
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      05 months ago

      Which is my point, you don’t believe in science, you understand its purpose and take information it provides rationally

      • ProdigalFrogOPMA
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        5 months ago

        I get that there is an almost religious dogmatism in some parts of science, and if that is the aspect you are referring to, then I don’t disagree, but your statements without context come across as a religious person who begrudgingly accepts that science can be right about certain things but view the whole thing with perhaps an unreasonable skepticism. I’m not saying you actually do, but that’s how those comments come off wtihout additional context.

        Someone saying “I believe in science.” could mean that they blindly believe whatever someone in a white coat says, but could also mean they believe that the scientific method is the ultimate tool of truth discovery, or someone who believes that science, collectively, is able to eventually root out incorrect information via reproducible studies. It’s an ambiguous saying.