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Science And Faith A Match Made In Heaven
Scientific reasoning and inquiry has had and is continuing to have a large impact on the world and the human culture, especially in the areas of nature, biology, physics, chemistry, faith, morality, ethics, society, government, phycology, technology, and among others. Scientific reasoning is the logic behind scientific research and consists of the explanation, prediction, and control of empirical phenomena in a rational manner. In general, a science involves a pursuit of knowledge by covering truths. Scientific reasoning is important not just for institutional science resources, but also it is applicable to everyday life. In day to day activities we, as human beings, need to make good reasoning to explain, predict, and control the events around us. For example when we want to protect our investments, jumpstart our career, improve our health, we gather evidence to find an effective way to achieve our goals. Using good scientific reasoning skills in everyday activities can potentially lead to success in any field or situation. Science has had a major impact on society from discovering hard truths about our world, soft truths about human beings, and more importantly drove towards the advancements in technology that has changed the culture of human beings forever. A large portion of scientific reasoning and inquiry is the use of the scientific method. The scientific method is a process that is designed to ask a question and follow steps in order to answer the question by making observations and doing experiments. These experiments do not necessarily need to be lab experiments, but instead any real world scenario that can be experimented. The scientific method starts with a basic question which can be observed and analyzed. Then, continue with gathering background research and information on the basic question. The next step is to construct a hypothesis and test it by doing an experiment. Usually this experiment will consist...
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