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Science Versus Superstitions

  • Date Submitted: 11/14/2010 08:49 AM
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Science has changed the living of a man's life. He has reached the stars , the moon and the planets.He has crossed all limitations and boundaries which humans set aside !! People wondering what really happened to the Earth.. where did humans evolve from ! How was the study of the stars related to humans !
Superstitions were prevailed in the world . It was not only existent in India but even in other parts of the world. The famous superstition related to the number 13 which was the all time favourite of all the English men just moved the world . Such theories don't really have an explanation but SUPERSTITIONS are just generated out of some unforgettable and bad incidents happening in a person's life.
The vast majority of people on this planet are lost in endless netherworlds of superstition, tribalism and mythology. Fear, hatred, prejudice, and the indescribable amounts of misery that accrue from such beliefs. And how many people waste their time and money with things like UFO's, Bermuda triangles, ghosts, witchy women, and, of course, my all time favorite, the hollow Earth "theorists." The list here is endless. Throw in some power of positive thinking gurus, so-called psychodynamic therapy (Freudian based) and well..as I say.. the list never really ends. People have invented endless amounts of nonsense for themselves to keep them firmly ensconced from the wicked verities of existence.And in this darkness, in this endless murky, twisting jungle of illusion, brash and snotty-nosed science steps forward. What's that faint whisper in the wind?  
The case for a new scientific enlightenment challenges the common belief that scientific progress in today’s world inevitably entails an element of danger or moral uncertainty. While many people seem to lack the vision of a genuinely better future, the authors of this collection of essays believe that it is time to make the case for a more positive attitude towards the future – a future that...


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