believe science and faith are compatible. Both are sincere efforts to seek Truth, something
we all value. Despite Dividers, mutually
respectful people of good will can find common ground. No one need
chose either science or faith and be compelled to reject the other.
Rather, we can wisely combine science and faith to benefit everyone.
faith can combine to
benefit society more than either can separately. I suggest the analogy
of binocular vision. Our vision is improved by viewing the world from
two slightly different prospectives. Neither eye’s view is
but neither sees everything — try looking at your surroundings with one
eye shut. We can see more, and can better understand our world, with
Einstein once said: “All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.”
this book discusses science, since that is
my expertise. To dispel some common misconceptions, I will explain what
science is, what it isn’t, and what are its strengths
Ideally, I would spend equal time discussing faith. But I am not a
theologian, and there are too many different faiths to allow an
equitable treatment of each.
In seeking common ground between science and
I advocate for science. But I do not promote my own religious beliefs,
and I do not intend to contest the religious beliefs of others.
“There are only two
ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle. The
other is as though everything is a miracle.”
— Albert Einstein