posted on Jul, 14 2013 @ 05:02 PM
Many good points have already been made, so I will just shortly say that science can become "cult-like" when it gathers around certain ideas or
However there are some aspects of science that are not shared by cults:
- science admits it doesn't know everything, but I've yet to see a cult that doesn't claim to know everything
- science can admit to being wrong, and correct itself, while cults will happily prophesy one apocalypse after another, with a range of bizarre
- hard cash has been committed in the name of science to any psychic or religious guru to demonstrate supernatural powers, and they either refuse to
take the challenge, or they have failed.
And they all take cash from their followers, so it's not like they're non-materialistic.
edit on 14-7-2013 by halfoldman because: (no reason