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Are scientists the replacement of 15 century theologians?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (19435points) June 21st, 2018

As a social class with power to teach children? What group is next? is it a statistician?

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ragingloli's avatar

Are psychotherapists (not to be confused with Psycho, the rapist), the replacement of medieval church torturers trying to “correct” heretics?

gorillapaws's avatar

Perhaps, but sadly I think we’re in a time when paid lobbyists, PR agents, and propagandists (masquerading as journalists) employed by multi-billion dollar corporations are the replacement for actual scientists.

Darth_Algar's avatar

If only…

In my school experience I had several teachers in science class through the years, but only one of them understood science.

kritiper's avatar

Logically, scientifically, reasonably, yes.

Pinguidchance's avatar

Scientists are to theologians as surgeons are to barbers. Any preference?

stanleybmanly's avatar

only if I need a haircut

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