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Scientism’s popularity continues its downward slide

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Now it’s a hernia clinic. Noting another “Why Evolution Is True” rant of the usual Coynage (Jerry’s on the job), Micah Mattix notes,

Science, Coyne writes, “is a toolkit: a way of thinking and doing that actually helps us understand the universe.” It tells us “what’s really true.”

Well, yes and no. Science does tell us a great deal about the material world, of course, but when it comes to things that really matter—love, goodness, meaning, beauty—science is a very ill suited toolkit that explains very little.

Anyway, it’s an all-too-predictable piece, but … [hernia clinic allusion involves a vintage book]

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