The battle between science and religion is heating up. Will science succeed in its quest to do away with God, the soul, and all things spiritual? There is an excellent article in this month’s What is Enlightenment? on this topic.
From the intro: “Like a lot of people interested in matters of the spirit, I’ve always had a somewhat conflicted relationship to science. On the one hand, for anyone interested in humanity’s further evolution, it’s hard not to be excited by the latest findings of a discipline that, in a single century, has managed to cure polio, crack the genetic code, send a probe to Saturn’s largest moon, and invent the internet. But on the other, there is something about science’s tendency to reduce even life’s greatest mysteries to the movements of matter alone that has always left me a little chilled.” (more…)