Science has helped improve many people’s lifestyle from eating a healthy diet to stopping different form of disease that are attacking the human body. Science also provides intolerable lifestyle to people such as the elders as when the elderly have an incurable disease and the elderly are suffering for this incurable disease and wants to die, but cannot due to science advancement in technology making impossible to die at that moment. The possible future of science is uncontrollable. The power of science provides possibility and with this possibility doesn’t always generate a good possibility. Jeremy Rifkin in "Biotech Century" and Michael Bishop in "Enemies of Promise" talks about the science as their argument in a casual sense of manner. The fear of the unknowingness of what science can provided for future can be argued in a causal manner with Rifkin and Bishop. The casual argument starts off with a typical argument in favor for science. Science provides the people with the knowledge of the world as this knowledge will benefits the individual for the better. Science has provided people with the knowledge of the world by dissecting the world bits by bits as science will provide the people with facts about the mysteries of the world. Bishop stated, “But we scientist takes things apart in order to understand the whole, to solve the mystery—an enterprise that we regard as one of the great, ennobling tasks of humankind” (305). To truly understand any matter a person must know every side to the matter. An example can be how the world before was flat as people thought the world was; however, yet science was able to find out that the world was round due to the fact that people weren’t able to fall off the world and also due to astronauts seeing the world from space. The fear of not knowing what science holds for the human race is the talk that people or author can related to. On the other hand, the typical casual argument against science is the fear of what
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