Conflicts & occasional agreements in
"truth" between science and religion
The following two quotations indicate the range of beliefs about the truth of science and religion:
Anon: "There can never be a conflict between true science and true
religion, because they both describe reality." Excerpt from a
posting to a religious mailing list.
Peter Atkins: "Science is almost totally incompatible with religion."
This section looks at the conflicts between the truth claims of science and religion.
describes attempts to evaluate religion by using scientific methods -- and
First, a very insightful and popular interview of Neil DeGrasse Tyson by Bill Moyers:
The video concerns the relationship between science and religion. It is a little over 10 minutes long and was uploaded to You Tube on 2015-MAR-02. Almost two years later, it accumulated over 1.5 million views, about 20,000 likes, 1,160 dislikes and almost 20,000 comments!
The video is named: "Neil Tyson Tired of God." A better title might be: "Neil Tyson discusses the religion-science conflict."
2014-FEB: Evolution v. creationism debate between Bill Nye & Ken Ham:
Part 1 The personalities. Why does the evolution/
creationism conflict exist?
Comparing what scientists and the general public
believe about evolution and creation. Is a
debate between Ham and Nye a good idea?
Part 2 Video of the debate. Who won the debate? What arguments were used? Ken Ham's best arguments.
Part 3 Ken Ham's best arguments (Cont'd),
Would a different debate structure be better?
Part 4 Questions believers in creationism ask, with answers that might come from evolutionists.
An ultimate question: Is there intelligent life beyond the Earth? "Search for Extraterrestrial
Intelligence"(SETI) programs. Religious aspects of intelligent life on other planets. Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4