Beliefs Religion Creationism and Naturalism

Because the methodology of science works so well, you will find people from every nation, religion, and culture using it. Science is recognized internationally as the best way to find out about the natural world. But the natural world is not the only thing that human beings ask questions about, are concerned about, or think about. In fact, in every known human society, from the most complex urban civilization to the simplest community of hunter-gatherers, most people believe that there is a universe or world or something beyond or other than this material one. Gods, spirits, ancestors, or other nonmaterial beings populate this something. Science doesn't tell us anything about this world; this transcendent world—if it exists—is the province of religion.

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