Science and religion have long been sparring partners. Science has constantly exposed the lies told by religion over the years. For instance, Galileo invented the microscope and telescope, a significant breakthrough for our understanding of the universe, and brought great damage to the teachings of the church in doing so. First, the telescope proved that Earth is not the center of our galaxy, let alone the universe. It helped show that Earth revolves around the sun, not vice versa. And prior to the invention of the microscope, the church taught people that sperm contained little, whole people.
Hence if you masturbate, you were killing a load of people. This “garden bed” theory held by the church said that only men contributed to the makeup of a child and that women were merely “garden beds” for men to plant their seeds in.
I mean seriously, what did they think when a child looked just like its mother? It infuriates me that the church had everyone over a barrel and that whatever they said was just accepted. Well, the microscope showed people the church was telling a lie. When it was proven Earth rotates around the sun, did the church humbly apologize? No! Instead, Galileo was forced to recant, to say the devil was in his lens. How ridiculous! The sad thing is, had science not proven them wrong, the church would still be spouting this rubbish today. How many times does science have to prove that the church simply invents answers to questions not fully solved yet by science, to simply dupe and manipulate people?
Most people put medicine and science above prayer as a means for treating the sick because we value life. Science is measured and based on experiments and proof. Science is not trying to indoctrinate us, but just simply to improve our lives, as opposed to religion which has a long history of trying to dominate and dictate all aspects of people’s lives based on misinformation.