Science versus religion from a Friedrich Nietzche perspective "God is dead"

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In This Corner, Weighing In At 2000 Years of Misinformation, Religion!

In the beginning, God created the world. At least, that is what the majority of society has been taught since birth. Today, with the aid of science, however, many are beginning to question this belief. Friedrich Nietzsche quotes in The Gay Science that "Gods decompose. God is dead. And we have killed him". (section 125) Perhaps science is what "killed God", and man invented science. The conflict between God and science dates back to the earliest of times, when Galileo was tried by the Catholic church for claiming that the universe does not revolve around the Earth, but perhaps the Earth revolves around the sun, which revolves around a source much larger then that. This perverted view is still popular today. Many educators are trying to throw the theory of evolution out of schools, or force teachers to teach "creationism" along with evolution.

Science has replaced God, or as Nietzsche said "killed God". Modern science has debunked many commonly believed myths, such as the myth of "Adam and Eve", "Noah's Ark", and most of the other accounts told of in the Bible. Instead, today the church is an instrument, keeping man away from what is the truth. Research on the origin of man are constantly being attacked by the Christian movement, organization such as the Christian Coalition are trying to stop this vital research on man's origins. Instead, man is letting his own beliefs get in the way of the truth. Unlike religion, truth in

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science is always up for debate and revisions, while religious "truths" have very little flexibility. In the 1920s, Edward Hubble made the discovery that the universe is expanding, and one day perhaps the universe will reach it's ultimate expansion point, and then...