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The Science Myth: God, Society, the Self and What We Will Never Know. Kindle Edition
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Ultimately, as with much in philosophy and science, the answer to the ultimate question (as Douglas Adams might say) is still unanswerable and may always remain so, but Chu makes a valiant attempt to wrestle with what we do and don't know. This work sets the balance between religion and science, challenging those like Dawkins who are on a crusade to discredit religion. Chu points out that science can be abused, just as religon can, and that neither has all the answers.
We are toolmakers, and I see science and religion as tools we may use to help us, as and when they are appropriate in the right circumstances. If you've not read Douglas Adams' excellent and highly amusing 'Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy' I recommend doing so after reading Chu. Chu challenges Dawkins' views set out in his book 'The God Delusion' and those with similar agendas. He does so with well reasoned arguments. I may not agree with all Chu says (including some of his supposed paradoxes), however as the bible says 'Let there be light' - and in 'The Science Myth' Chu has done a good job shedding some.
P.S. I should add that I work in the same building as Chu, however do not know him personally. In his book he mentions 'magic' a word humans invented to describe things they did not have explanations for. I still find turning on electric lights magic, despite knowing how electrons work etc. and even more so when I walk down the corridor at the University of Kent and the lights come on by themselves in response to my presence - now that's real magic!
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