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Sistanis's Avatar Jump to comment 27 by Sistanis

This is an issue I always wondered myself. How can people deny evolution and science when all the evidence is right in front of them. So much that they can even touch and test the evidence themselves and come to the same conclusion.

What really bothers me is the idea of "believing" in Science. It doesn't matter if you believe Science or not, it's fact. You can test it over and over again and it's still the same whether you believe it or not. Not believing in gravity doesn't make it go away. I am in no means a scientist but I thought that was the whole point...to continually test and Prove the theories.

Unlike religion where you can't prove or test anything they claim. I was baptized Roman Catholic and went to church every week until I was 18 (My parents said I could decide for myself when I was 18...I chose atheist.) My brain must work differently because presented with the evidence from science I had no problem rejecting what I was told growing up by religion and embracing science.

It really frightens me sometimes knowing that grown adults, authority figures that make decisions for an entire country can easily reject scientific fact for some crazy idea that some unseen dude in the sky created the earth 10,000 years ago.

I just don't get it.

Fri, 08 Jun 2012 23:26:10 UTC | #946462