Ambiguity Vs Science

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Since the dawn of time, Religion has been the center of man’s understanding. Striving to discern the world around us, we have devoted ourselves to gods and religions that supplied the answers to our unanswered questions. Man’s perceptions of these gods and have been the cause to humanity’s effect. Presently, Christianity stands tall among the world’s most popular religions, with just over two billion followers accounting for roughly thirty-one percent of the population worldwide (Shirley). Its monotheistic focus is on the words of God, written divinely by prophets in the Holy Bible. At its current rate, Christianity will grow steadily throughout the next fifty years, according to a study done by the Pew research center (Shirley). Yet, in the last millennium, Science has slowly become the godless drive of civilization. Where there was ambiguity, there is now another form of answers. Science relies on a mathematic deconstruction of our environment to find the building blocks of our reality. Once we can understand what makes everything, we can grasp at the complexity of the earth and how everything interacts on a systematic level. Over time, Science has become a …show more content…
These students belonged to both secular and religious schools and the study meant to find how large of an influence that religious schooling has on a child’s education. The study included 221 students and described a slight difference between the two groups. Seventy-one percent of religious students admitted or showed signs of cheating and/or lying while seventy-nine percent of secular students admitted to the same acts (Bruggerman and Hart 340). Although these results do not contain a statistical significance between the two forms of influence in academia, they are notable and are important when questioning the role of religion in

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