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Blaise Jabo

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could science be a Trojan horse to lives?

Science have changed and contributed dramatically our life, from how we live with each other, multiply, acquire knowledge, combat diseases, self protect etc.. but could it be doing more harm than we know? more of being friendly and useful yet destroying some of our core values as humans?

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    Oct 29 2013: Science; yes is doing great good no one can deny that, matter of fact we wont be having this interesting thread way across location and time if it wasn't for science;however it is changing or altering in ways that questions our born natural core values understandings, which may present itself as a threat to our natural understanding(I don't know if this sounds clear because am trying too hard to make sure that the science of writing doesn't compromise my right action and inner peace values) . Couple of people were asking which values i was talking of, probably these can serve as some of them love,truth,nonviolence,inner peace and right action, am arguing that hate should be added but that's a discussion of another day. and i know millions of cases of how science has enhanced the better of those values but it has and is (to me) slowly affecting them that we may end up losing the interesting part of them and their beauty as they diverse from culture to culture, person to person and across generations.
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      Oct 29 2013: Blaise, science is not the problem because science is just a method we use to increase our understanding of nature.
      At the end, the real question is how you use the knowledge you gained. In most cases you can use it for something good or something not so good.
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        Oct 29 2013: i understand its a method but could this method be holding some characters of bad/evil , same as i guess trojan horses(not so good with computers) are really good s/w products to the people using them with out competent knowledge to differentiate the bad or good they are doing to their computers?
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      Oct 29 2013: Are you saying that you believe that there is less love and truth in the world than if science were rolled back a couple of thousand years?

      Here is Steven Pinker's talk about the decline in violence over the last 2000 years: http://www.ted.com/talks/steven_pinker_on_the_myth_of_violence.html
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      Oct 29 2013: natural understanding does not exist. natural understanding is instinct. with only instinct, we are apes. reason made us human. reason = science.

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