When science and religious beliefs conflict

This interesting article from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life (found via one morning’s Schwartzreport) may be found at http://pewforum.org/docs/?DocID=275. (The original includes charts that I can’t figure out how to get into this post.)

It is interesting not least as an unconscious indicator of the bias known as scientism. The article says,

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Robert’s Warning Dream

I have been going through emails to and from my friend Robert Clarke, who moved over to the other side early Thursday morning English time — late Wednesday in America — and came across this that he sent me just slightly more than one year ago. What he (and his dream) says isn’t fashionable. Don’t we know it! But it’s true, which is more important. Most of the people who are looking for the causes of our present disintegration are looking in the wrong places, perhaps because they cannot bring themselves to reconsider opinions that brought them to the ground that they thought was firm beneath their feet.

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