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Believing Science

January 6, 2022 2 min read
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It is common to hear things today like, "I believe in science." This is a strikingly odd statement for empirical scientists to make because science is something that is not believed but rather perceived. Oftentimes, this professed "belief" in science arises from the flawed philosophic view that the empirical sciences - and only the empirical sciences - offer true knowledge.

A recent study highlighted in The New York Times demonstrates that prenatal genetic testing is sometimes less than 20% accurate. How many unborn children have received a prenatal death sentence not only unjustly, but inaccurately? For a movement that often pushes faith to the margins, this raises many questions.

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