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D'Arcy's Avatar Jump to comment 28 by D'Arcy

Thanks Styrer.

It is a constant mystery to me how scientists - and eminent ones, on occasion - can truly believe in a supernatural realm. I understand Richard's compartmentalisation idea, but you really would think that scientists - whose day job is utterly dependent on evidence!- would know better.

Utterly baffling.


Not quite so baffling if you look at the upbringing of the people concerned. In the western world, Christianity was almost certainly in the immediate environment, if not at home.

The fact that some people are scientists does not mean that they are immune from the illusions that magicians or priests can induce. Scientists are also human beings!

Tue, 01 Jul 2008 14:07:00 UTC | #192330