Which of these statements do you most agree with

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Which of these statements do you most agree with

  1. there are many sciences wherein the prerogatives of God have been usurped

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  2. the proper roll of technology is to bring us closer to utopia

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    -there are many sciences wherein the prerogatives of God have been usurped; it is wrong to use technology to try to create 'utopia'


    -the proper roll of technology is to bring us closer to utopia by improving our environment and the human condition
     
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    None of the above.
     
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    You could wait until the options are posted :rolleyes:
     
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    I also disagree with both statements
     
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    What do you believe is the proper role of technology, if not improving our environment and the human condition to make things better?
     
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    The poll options are inadequate.

    My choice:

    The purpose of science is to continue to strive for a better understanding of the world in which we live and how we can improve our lot in life (which is not the same as utopia - a concept which will never be realized).
     
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    The proper role of technology is to allow me to eat as much as I want and not get fat
     
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    ohh sorry, I do not really agree with either option.

    Utopia if achieved from within mankind not science.
    which is why we will never have utopia.

    And the first one is a natrual non agree for an atheist.
     
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    You pre-suppose all science is working for the greater good. Sell that notion at Los Alamos.
     
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    Everyones idea of utopia is different.
    for Samson it would be beautiful slender women with tentacles.
    for me it would mostly be a pure communistic society where people share and fear and greed do not exist.
    For some it would be continual war.
    For many they think ti would be the conquest/conversion of the world to their religion.

    the most we can hope for is for each of us to find their own personal utopia for the duration of our brief lifespans.
     

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