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Science tells us the HOW not the WHY

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By: Imran Hussein

Science is a beautiful method which is being misrepresented by some to support there agenda to deny God. ” We have science we don’t need God!” a very common statement made by many atheists which is flawed at many levels.

Here’s just one flaw, science tells us the HOW not the WHY, it can never tell us the why as the method by it’s very nature is limited to what is observable. Here is where some try to be a little sneaky and suggest if we cannot observe something then it does not exist! See the problem is that empiricism is not the only way to truth, if this was the case we would not have science in the first place!

So when they apply the notion for example to how rain clouds form, atheists would say (at leasts the ones that ascribe to scientism) well we know how the rain clouds form no need for a cause, we cannot observe a why there for the why does not exist yet this does not logically follow.

take the analogy of a clock if you were to peal the face of a clock away revealing the gears meticulously arranged you would eventually understand how the clock works but once you understood that would you then jump to the conclusion that there is no designer because I now know how it works, of course not!

Once we understand the difference between the HOW and WHY we can avoid the traps that are being laid out there.