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Comment: Re:Well That About Wraps It Up For God (Score 1) 755

by Kiaser Zohsay (#48707097) Attached to: Science Cannot Prove the Existence of God

See, science has this thing where many scientists and science faithful feel the need to disprove God.

I respectfully disagree. I do agree that many of the God faithful perceive science and scientists in this way, but I don't think that this need of disproof is central to science or the scientific mindset. Many scientists that I have known personally believe in the existence of God. In fact I met a biology professor who claimed that the longer he studied biology the more convinced he became that God not only exists, but has a sense of humor.

Science is about what you can observe and measure in the world around us, and what you can conclude from those observations, the what, where and how of the universe, so to speak. Philosophy in general, and religion in particular, deal with the why of the universe. There is no real reason for these two disciplines to be at odds with each other, but here we are. Again.

Comment: Re:I don't mind driving (Score 1) 307

by Kiaser Zohsay (#48370505) Attached to: I'm most interested in robots that will...

The approach Google is taking with their self-driving cars is all wrong. The self-driving car should not look like a Smart car or a Fiat, it should look and work like a limo. I should be able to get comfortable and relax so I can use my time productively, carry on a conversation, sleep, or whatever else happens in the back of a limo.

It is not for me to attempt to fathom the inscrutable workings of Providence. -- The Earl of Birkenhead