Do you think scientists don't believe in god just because of their profession?

They argue that god doesn't exist and says it's all about science... Do you think they would believe in God if they were in other profession?Do you think scientists don't believe in god just because of their profession?

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  • Precisely, their proffesion requires honesty and critical thinking.

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    • Some fake internet scientists think that science is an argument against intelligent design. The more you study about the universe the more humbling it is though.

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    • I also learned about water systems boiler operation and environmental protection. Even plumbing systems required physics and formulas when doing in depth training

    • @theflash675 Getme somma dat environmental protection knowledge!!!

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  • Their profession has nothing to do with it. Science only works in which is observable only, and you can physically observe God to claim wheather he exist or not.

    Many scientist throughout were thiest and others athiest. Their education has nothing to do with wheather they believe in God or not.

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  • 51% of scientists believe in God or a higher power.

    (http://www. pewforum. org/2009/11/05/scientists-and-belief/)

    Not sure why its assumed science somehow denies God. That's a commoner's thinking.

    Been 50/50 for a looooong time, even in Sir Isaac Newtons time there was a standoff with this lol

    Not sure why its assumed all scientists are atheists though, thats a stretch.

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    • I think it's more to do with the evangelical literalist tradition in the US that makes scientists seem less religious. It's impossible to reconcile physics, geology and biology with a 6000 year old earth; but a simple belief in a God is easier.

      www.timeshighereducation.com/.../religion-and-science-global-survey-explores-academias-views

      "In France, three times as many scientists as members of the general public “believe there is no God”; in the UK, the figure is four times, and it climbs to almost seven times in Italy.

      Even more dramatic is the situation in the US, where 35 per cent of scientists, compared with 4 per cent of the total population, are non-believers."

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    • @goaded

      Science helps me believe strongly in God, as its always pushing the limits humans try to set on reality

    • That sounds like the kind of religion I can respect. I'll dispute your conclusion that there's a god, if you ask, but unless you do there's no reason to get into that.

      It's the people who pretend that there's scientific evidence against evolution or the big bang, any more than there is against gravity, electromagnetism, or the periodic table that will get an earful.

  • That explain everything 😂

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    • The greatest scientist affirmed that atheism was not invented by a man of science, but all of them were just mediocre philosophers

  • No, not necessarily. It's 100% possible to be a scientist and be religious, there have been many, many examples of that, so I don't believe they'd be religious if they were in another job.

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  • Being employed in a STEM field has nothing to do with religion. It's a job, therefore their religious beliefs would largely be the same regardless of where they're employed. Also, assuming you are talking about the Abrahamic God (capital G), and assuming the question disregards all other religions, I've met physicists and biologists who firmly believe that God created everything, which includes science (as broad a term that it is).

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  • Scientists can do both I think.
    Profession probably doesn't affect your religion too much, I think religion comes from the parents with the way they raised you.

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  • All of my professors are religious so that's not relevant for them

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  • Many scientists believe in God.

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  • A christian scientist?

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    • Not religious type.. Everyone

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    • They choose their profession because of what they believe.. You wouldn't become a dentist if you were a chocoholic, nor become a financial advisor if you were a shopaholic?
      Or not.. I don't know.

  • Im really not sure

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  • Some scientists do

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  • Einstein believed in god I think

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  • I don't think science proves or disproves God's existence. I see science as more of an understanding of how things work/function.

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What Guys Said 33

  • Scientists are being forced to accept that there are energies and forces that they can not explain. Discovering that all things are connected and our consciousness has a direct affect on matter. Our consciousness/spirit/soul or whatever you want to call it creates our reality. The scientists themselves proved it. It is a branch off of the collective consciousness. Our source of divine intelligence. ♥️

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  • Not all scientists are atheist but let's say 20% of the world are atheist then we can easily say 40% of the scientists are atheists.
    (Numbers are just to give an example. I meant the scientists must have more atheists % than world atheist %)
    Sorry if my English is not enough to explain but I hope you got my point.

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  • Yeah, maybe they don't believe a book that says that a man in the clouds made a man called Adam, then created a rib woman called Eve who cursed all of humanity after a talking snake convinced her to eat an apple from a magical tree.

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  • I have a difficult time believing in a god. I simply can’t. I’m more of the spiritual type, as my mother is Native American. I find it compelling that there are spirits, but not a true god that Christians believe.

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  • Plenty of scientists believe in God. In fact, knowing more about the natural world doesn't make people "woke" from religion, it often awestrikes people into believing that there must be someone smart behind all of this cool stuff.

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  • Depends what kind of science. Science usually requires logic. God defies logic. Kurt Gödel, a close friend of Einstein, created an equation to prove why god can't possibly be real. It's like a Muslim being a Catholic priest.

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    • Not only was he a close friend of Einstein, but I'm willing to bet that Einstein owes a large portion of his success to Kurt. Einstein once said that the only reason he went to the institute was because he enjoyed the long walks home being able to talk about physics and philosophizing with him.

  • Science and Belief are not the same, and a person can be a 'Scientist' and still follow some 'Spiritual' ways that are DIFFERENT, and NOT part of their 'Science WORK'!!

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  • I believe scientists that don’t believe in “God” it’s because God is a ridiculous fiction invented by useless who resign all responsibility to an invisible and imaginary friend. Also, it provides a job to the family fool.

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  • I know a few scientists who believe in God specifically because of science. The way I look at it is that God created the big bang, and then science does a good job of explaining what happened after he did that

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  • Plenty of scientists believe in god. It’s just that imaginary creatures can’t be tested or observed in scientific fashion.

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  • Well their profession pretty much is the only profession that could deny his existence with legitimate claims so it makes sense they don't believe. It's there job to study and practice science.

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  • Lots of scientists believe in a God and lots of non scientists don't believe. It's down to the person, although I do think amongst scientists there is a higher proportion of non believers

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  • You probably know of the astrophysicist Neil Tyson. He has a good explanation for why most scientists generally don't believe in a god. Just search for it on YouTube

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  • I forget the exact estimate but some scientists do think theirs a god but no I'm a busboy and I'm a atheist all it takes is looking at the evidence, having a 6th grade understanding of science, being truthful to oneself if you were religious to begin with and looking at the flaws in your old religion

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  • Well, the more you learn about reality, the less you need a magic man in the clouds to explain what you don't know.

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  • Some scientists don't believe in any god / gods.

    But there are also plenty that do.

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  • No one with even the smallest amount of intelligence can believe in God.

    I dint think it's connected to career.

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  • There are scientists who believe in God as well, so I don't think it works like that

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  • Some do. Science is about finding the truth about how things worth, not about debunking religion.

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  • There are a lot of scientists who do believe in God.

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