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Physicist Marcelo Gleiser: ‘Science Does Not Kill God’

Whatever your religion, “everybody wants to know how the world came to be.” This fundamental curiosity unites science and religion, though each provides very different answers: science has a methodology, where hypotheses are eliminated. “Science can give answers to certain questions, up to a point,” Gleiser pointed out. “This has been known for a very long time in philosophy, it’s called the problem of the first cause: we get stuck,” the physicist, a father of five, said. “We should have the humility to accept that there’s mystery around us.”

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