Are Scientists Who Blast Religion Hurting Their Own Cause?

Yes.

Or at least that is the assertion of two science writers in a recent essay for Newsweek.

Read it here.

Money quote:

The stunning irony in the longstanding tension between science and religion in America is that many scientists who merely claim to be defending rationality from religious fundamentalism may actually be turning Americans off to science, doing more harm to their cause than good.

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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