The Science and Culture Initiative
Science is one of the many facets of human culture, and is commonly thought to be very different from the others. But there is a unifying thread, because it is possible to conceive of all aspects of culture, from the arts and humanities to the sciences, as ways of explaining things:
This is where they differ:
Science and technology are hugely important in today’s world. There is no doubt that people who understand science and the scientific process will be better prepared to make critical science-related decisions affecting society as a whole as well as those affecting their own personal lives. But anyone who embraces scientific thinking – not accepting something just because someone says so but because it is supported by evidence and is consistent with other known things – will make better decisions whether they involve science or not.
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