sagansense
sagansense:

liberalsarecool:

progressive-politics:

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Science and politics should not mix. The public state educates the people in public schools, not the evangelical christian religions.

I strongly disagree. Politics and science absolutely DO mix. Science - consisting of physics, economics, mathematics, quantum mechanics, etc. - every aspect of STEM provides the platform for which politics should be in lockstep with, adhering to the laws of nature that communicate to us our approach regarding the steps we are required to take toward our survival moving forward. When our political decisions coincide with political will grounded in scientific literacy, our society will forever progress into the next great leap in human evolution. And amidst this evolution of our species/society, the myths, superstitions, pseudoscience, and religions of old will whither and collapse into the bowels of human history, where they belong. This “shedding of ignorance” will permit more intellectually-adaptable forms of spirituality based on fact and peer-reviewed evidence to flourish amidst a culture thriving off of past knowledge, present curiosities, and tomorrow’s discoveries.

sagansense:

liberalsarecool:

progressive-politics:

Image via Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Science and politics should not mix. The public state educates the people in public schools, not the evangelical christian religions.

I strongly disagree. Politics and science absolutely DO mix. Science - consisting of physics, economics, mathematics, quantum mechanics, etc. - every aspect of STEM provides the platform for which politics should be in lockstep with, adhering to the laws of nature that communicate to us our approach regarding the steps we are required to take toward our survival moving forward. When our political decisions coincide with political will grounded in scientific literacy, our society will forever progress into the next great leap in human evolution. And amidst this evolution of our species/society, the myths, superstitions, pseudoscience, and religions of old will whither and collapse into the bowels of human history, where they belong. This “shedding of ignorance” will permit more intellectually-adaptable forms of spirituality based on fact and peer-reviewed evidence to flourish amidst a culture thriving off of past knowledge, present curiosities, and tomorrow’s discoveries.