That’s what Neil deGrasse Tyson believes. LOL!

There is plenty of supposition in science also. Newton’s Law of Gravitation was considered fact until Einstein proved it wrong, and demonstrated that we really don’t understand gravity.

The universe was considered eternal by scientists until Hubble’s discovery that the universe is expanding led to the conclusion that it had a beginning (which enraged many scientists of the day who feared it would lead to a super-natural explanation of its beginning.) Which led to The Big Bang Theory. Which may be supplanted by the Multiverse theory.

And lets not forget that the Theory of General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics—the two “rulebooks” of science that explain how nature works—are both considered correct and yet contradict each other.

To say “science is true” is warm and fuzzy also. Certain scientific facts can be considered true by being reproducible. But science is constantly in flux and old theories are regularly supplanted by new discoveries.

Plus, scientific method precludes that nothing can exist outside of natural science. The super-natural is simply dismissed as not possible because it cannot be proven using scientific method.

You say, belief is God is different than “adherence to scientific thought, with its healthy skepticism of all theories and points of view.” With the exception of science. “Which is true.”


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