Religion and science: Do they obstruct each other, and are they truly incompatible?

Religion and science

As a follow up to our previous post on “The Battle Between Science and GOD” here, I would like to share this article I found on SOMA which  dives into the topic of Science and Religion and their evolving places in humanity.  It is important to note that Spirituality and Religion are VERY different concepts.  Therefore the two articles address different subject matter inherently but they both really say that same thing , that nobody holds the “VIP” pass in the search for truth.

“Both science and religion, originally shared a search for truth. Religion however seems static, or at least changes at a much slower rate than science; perhaps owing to its longer lifespan and indoctrination of its teachings over time.”

“Each individual must be allowed to question and search for truth. Science also must learn from the journey of religion and not assume that it is omnipotent and omniscient.”

Religion and science: Do they obstruct each other, and are they truly incompatible?

Religion and science both seek to give explanations of different aspects of the world; science, concentrates on the physical, observable, and verifiable, usually through hypotheses and experiments; religion, is based largely on belief and faith. Religion
pre-dates recorded history, and perhaps goes back to the time when the first humans could depict or convey some form for which they had reverence or awe, or, most likely both. From a Western/Euro-centric influenced point of view, science can be thought to have taken roots with the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century[1]. The scientific method is a process based on information, thought, observation, and experiment, used to systematically arrive at a conclusion………CONTINUE READING ORIGINAL POST HERE ON SOMA.

http://societyofmodernastronomy.wordpress.com/2014/07/14/religion-and-science/

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