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Posted by Alexander on April 8, 2001 15:37:10 UTC

Do we have to worry what people belive in? Belief is accepting something without proof, so it is just uneducated opinion. In contrast, science is based on facts, it does not accept anything without proof.

If only a few million people on Earth are educated enough to know where fundamental laws of nature mathematically come from, and the rest are believers in various versions of supernatural explanation just because they don't know natural laws - so what?

Should we say that just because 99% of people on Earth are uneducated or undereducated in math/physics, their belief is true because they are majority? Should we VOTE for truth?

What do we have educational institutions for then?

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