Tuesday, 7 April 2009
" Scientism is the belief that the sciences have no boundaries"
Has scientism like religious literalism become its own own ideology ?
Where does scientism leave the likes of literature, psychology, music, arts, philosophy, dreams, the emotions or spirituality in its quest for supreme knowledge ? It begs the question what sort of role literature, psychology, music, arts, philosophy, dreams, the emotions or spirituality have played in human evolution ? Are they simply being sidelined or even ignored by scientism ?
"……… it’s our study of human evolution that bring fantastic insight into why we have art, dreams, and mythology in the first place. What a strange notion, that science plays no role in those fields or our understanding of them! .........." MORE