An important New York Times article which will renew your faith in science. Yes, I see the irony in the statement.
Op-Ed Contributor – Put a Little Science in Your Life – Op-Ed – NYTimes.com
But hereâ..s the thing. The reason science really matters runs deeper still. Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner thatâ..s precise, predictive and reliable â.. a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional. To be able to think through and grasp explanations â.. for everything from why the sky is blue to how life formed on earth â.. not because they are declared dogma but rather because they reveal patterns confirmed by experiment and observation, is one of the most precious of human experiences.