Is science itself supernatural?

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Is science itself supernatural?

Humanity's awareness of ideas makes us unlike any thing or creature that we have evidence of. From what we have evidence of our ability to understand and manipulate the forces of the universe does not appear natural. Isn't it likely that our reason and science is itself an example of the supernatural? That our ability to manipulate the non-material realm of ideas that governs the material realm is in fact supernatural. Don't our cities, space satellites, and atomic bombs smack of a kind of sorcery and hint that science is in fact the one true, genuine witchcraft?


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Not in the least.

 

Our technology leverages properties of the natural world. These properties may be mysterious and difficult to understand but they are not proof of an immaterial deity who hovers over his ant farm aghast at all the wanking he sees going on. Trying to squeeze the supernatural into human failure to fully comprehend the complexities of the natural world is pure and unadulterated woo. 

 

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rybak303 wrote:

rybak303 wrote:

Humanity's awareness of ideas makes us unlike any thing or creature that we have evidence of. From what we have evidence of our ability to understand and manipulate the forces of the universe does not appear natural. Isn't it likely that our reason and science is itself an example of the supernatural? That our ability to manipulate the non-material realm of ideas that governs the material realm is in fact supernatural. Don't our cities, space satellites, and atomic bombs smack of a kind of sorcery and hint that science is in fact the one true, genuine witchcraft?

 

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No witchcraft.

 

 

 

                 It might to someone born before 1900, and suddenly dumped into the 21st century. But not to us,  we have seen the man behind the curtain.  What we do not know about modern science and technology,  we at least know how to find out the information we seek.  Only the unknown can scare us so we pull away the curtain and see there is no god and the technology is just a man made machine.

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