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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Beliefs Built on Nothing

Some people don't seem overmuch concerned with their worldview, and some even deny having one. But if you cognate on it a mite, you'll see that everyone has a worldview. Maybe they haven't organized and written down their philosophy of life, but we all have a system of beliefs (presuppositions) by which we live our daily lives; everyone is a philosopher to some extent. Do you want to get all you can in life because you can't take it with you? That's close to hedonism. Do you want to glorify Jesus and proclaim the truth? That's Christian, and you've probably thought that one out. Even on a more mundane scale, when you get out of bed, you expect gravity to work the same today as it did before. You get the picture.


Everyone has a system of beliefs by which they live. For a science publication to say that their beliefs are built on "nothing" is ludicrous and self-refuting.

For a scientist to do science stuff, they have to believe in God's created order. Logic works without exception, such as the law of non-contradiction: something can't be both true and false at the same time in the same way. You can't have "A" and "not A" at the same time, in the same relationship. That is, I can't say that my car is parked in the first space across from me right now and also not parked in the first space across from me right now. Scientists need to rely on the constancy of natural laws, and to believe in them. For a scientific publication to say that scientists have beliefs built on "nothing" is ludicrous and self-refuting.
The recent cover of the April 4-10, 2015 issue of New Scientist magazine reads "Belief: They drive everything we do. But our beliefs are built on…nothing."1 This is an amazing statement by a magazine, supposedly dedicated to science, in that it presents its readers with a philosophical conundrum. How can scientists, who must depend on a strict belief in logic and order, make such a statement? More specifically, do the people who built an entire mythological edifice on the tenuous hypothesis of macroevolution really believe in nothing?

To better understand this we should first define "belief." What exactly is belief that it should be held in such derision by a subset of men and women? Merriam Webster defines belief as:
Nope, to find out the definition and to understand what's going on, you'll have to read the rest of the article. All you have to do is click on "Scientific Suicide".
  

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