Saturday, April 21, 2007

Faith and Science


It often seems that faith and science are pitted against each other. It seems we are expected to believe that they are mutually exclusive and like in the Matrix we must decide whether we want to take the red pill or the blue pill. The other day I was thinking about this and for whatever reason was thinking about Einstein as well. Some people, like Einstein, seem to get a bigger glimpse behind the curtain of this world. I have read all types of pithy quotes from him, and I was curious about how he might address issues of faith. Well, yesterday I came across this article in Time Magazine that was called Einstein and Faith. Check it out!

"Science can be created only by those who are thoroughly imbued with the aspiration toward truth and understanding," he said. "This source of feeling, however, springs from the sphere of religion." -AE