This most definitely is not true. It was the Mathematics of movements of the earth and the sun that sensitized Galileo to the truth. And guess what? Statements in the Bible are closer to Galileo’s findings than they are to formerly preconceived findings. This is the distinction between religion and evidence. The religious folks of that time assumed, along with preceding scientists that the earth was flat. Nowhere in the Bible, however, is the earth stated to be flat.

If science only asks certain kinds of questions, with questions asked not motivated by, or predicated on normatives, such as mathematical laws etc. scientific inquiry becomes random in it’s foundations, resulting again in magnification of confirmation bias.

Scientific experiments and hypotheses are expected to be supported by scientific theories, hence celebration of folks like Newton and Einstein. It always is the case then that proposals of scientific experiments always are predicated on testable assumptions or theories, theories on mathematical proofs.

Educator and Researcher, Believer in Spirituality, Life is serious business, but we all are pilgrims so I write about important stuff with empathy and ethos

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