Religion vs. Science

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On The Origin Of Religion

Over centuries, the epic battle between modern science and ancient religion rose to the level of wars, resulting in millions of deaths all over nations. Since the days of Galileo, religion has tried to kill any kind of scientific thinking, logic reasoning, or theories. Science is no innocent victim as it has always tried to wipe out any religious meanings and the existence of God, throughout contaminated evolution theories and philosophical thinking. However, scientists nowadays are more reasoning; believing that faith is a gift they haven’t yet received. A man devoid of religion is like a horse with no bridle– A Latin proverb. Religion can no longer fulfil people’s aspirations owing to its unbearable constrains over science, the uncertainty of its value in a world spinning out of control, and the fact that it’s a theory that lacks coherence in its system and supporting evidence for its beliefs, contradicting many proven scientific discoveries regarding creation yet denying itself. It cannot physically protect people from any harm that may befall them. Science and religion are similar in that both of them have constraints imposed on them. In the case of religion that constraint is faith.

People condemning Darwin’s theories regarding creation and evolution say that he is an atheist who devoted his works for the eventual termination of religion. However, Charles was an intellectual scientist, whose works helped in the anatomy of beings, making an evolution in medicine. "The loss of religious faith is a slow and fragile process, like the raising of continents. What can I say to you except that the process now seems complete?" Charles Darwin explained in a letter to his wife. (2009) He never intended to f...

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...e. It cannot be that all religions are right at the same time. Religion is with a war with itself, and it has to settle soon.

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