No Truth, No Science

It may come as a shock to some people, but there are absolutes in the universe. Think about them: moral standards, people can think logically, do math and science, and so on. Because of a risible and self-refuting trend that truth is subjective, Francis Schaeffer coined the term true truth, meaning truth that was absolute.

The idea that there is no ultimate or absolute truth fits in quite nicely with Darwinism, atheism, Marxism, and other false salvation philosophies. Atheists do not have a consistent moral standard, preferring their morality to be subjective — again, this is self-refuting.

People who say that truth is relative, not absolute, actually make science itself impossible. Biblical presuppositions are necessary for true science.
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Science needs the proper environment. This precludes atheistic naturalism as well as pagan and Eastern religious views, which will not let science thrive. A number of biblically-based presuppositions are necessary for science. One of these is objective truth. If you study on it, the subjective or relative truth ideas of postmodernism make science impossible.

This fits another presupposition: the universe is orderly. That fact is consistent with the biblical view, but a random-chance evolution-spawned universe would be chaotic. In addition, logic is a characteristic of God, so science is possible for people because we were created in his image. In the same way, mathematics is also a reflection of the nature of God. There are many rational presuppositions from the Bible that make science possible, but science is impossible in an atheistic epistemology.
Many anti-Christians claim that Christianity and science have been enemies for centuries. This is the opposite of the truth. Informed historians of science, including non-Christians, have pointed out that modern science first flourished under a Christian worldview while it was stillborn in other cultures such as ancient Greece, China and Arabia.

This should be no surprise when we ask why science works at all. There are certain essential features that make science possible, and they simply did not exist in non-Christian cultures.

To read the rest of this extremely interesting article, see "Why does science work at all?"

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