Science As Falsification By Karl R. Popper

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Science is an important subject that people should study, and it’s implemented into our educational system. America has made significant growth in the understanding the scientific in the world in fields such as Biology, Astronomy, and Physics. We know that science tries to prove theories through experimentation using methods like the scientific method. Over hundreds of years, religion is still in conflict with science, and they are also the informing opposition of each other. Science focuses on the hard facts while religion is based on the ideas and beliefs. We all have our own opinions and beliefs about science and religion in America. In the Philosophy of Science and Religion, they are incompatible with each other, since science focuses more on the visible world while religion focuses more on the invisible world. As a student, it was mandatory to take science through our education system, in order to graduation from school or college. In Karl R. Popper’s “Science as Falsification”, the purpose of the article was to distinguish between “science” and “pseudoscience.” This was also known as the “problem of demarcation” that Popper wants to point out. He basically states that Marx’s Theory of History, Freud’s psychoanalysis, and Alfred Adler’s so called “Individual …show more content…
Science can be separated into two groups: science and pseudoscience. For science to be scientific, the theory must be testable, and can be proven false. While religion explains the supernaturals; it’s also about having faith and trust in our religion. There have been arguments for and against Gods in our society. However, people can’t win arguments against God because they can’t disprove it. Thus, science and religion are incompatible, since they believe in different truths in the world; science more about the material world while religion focuses on the invisible

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