The Problem with Science | National Review Online: "The problem is that scientific prestige accompanies scientists well outside their fields of expertise. That’s true when they wander into other scientific fields — as I noted in my essay, Carl Sagan authored scientific illiteracies based on long-discredited ideas in the course of arguing for abortion — but the problem is most acute when it comes to the matter of politics. "
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Science is good at explaining the natural world. But it doesn't have anything to say about metaphysical truth. Too many people think that science is the source of all truth, including moral truth.