My view is that Spirituality is Fantasy but Science is Reality....some people accept spirituality bcoz it just makes them feel good...but feeling good is nothing more than some chemical reaction in or brain or some electrical impulses triggered by nerves in our brain. And science & spirituality is not one & can never be one. Sure some people use pseudo science to give logical reasoning to spirituality...but those are just meaningless words created by people to make themselves & others feel good by giving false hope & telling there is a possibility of never ending life. Some people may claim spirituality can give some answers that science cant...but if u give science more time it will tell the real answer bcoz science takes time to prove bcoz it needs hard work. But you have the full authority to choose which one you want, a dream world that only exist in your logical platform of your brain or open your eyes & accept the reality where hard work is the only way to solve problems.
i think spirituality is fine. As long as it does not try to force others to see things their way. Sprituality should be based on ones own speculations into metaphysical. For some it helps them make sense of things, and I'm fine with that unless it leads them to act like dicks and try to prove thing that you can only speculate about; things that can only be believe in, not proven (ie; God, heaven, etc.)
Science is great in that it allows for the physical experience to be investigated. It enlightens us about aspects of the world around us. But there is an arrogance among some who feel that human logic can uncover anything and that our fallible faculties can understand everything, which it cannot. Our brains and senses are too limited.
Both can lead to wisdom, both can lead to arrogance. If both rely on reason, then they can both be of benefit to us. I don't care if you want to side with one of the other, as long as there is reason and thought accompanying it.
I'm an agnostic, and I believe that it is insane to replace logic with speculation; at the same time, i hold that the speculative side of our nature is a fascinating one. While it has lead to some nasty brutish acts (ie; the anti abortion movement, 9/11, the Crusades, Pope Benedict covering up molester priests for 24 years), it has also blessed us with beauty and some decent folk have come out of organized religion (it's just not for me, i think there is more to the universe then is written in books, or that we can imagine or experience in our lives, so my mind is open). Ask about Mother Theresa's work in Calcutta. I've grown up with people for whom their faith has been a positive force in their lives and has led to them being better people. And for some people, like Tom Cruise, it's been an insanely bad one.
Anyways, i think that science and spirituality are both equally good, so long as they don't lead to snobbery and priggish behavior. if you lean more to one then the other, fine. you have free conscience. That's your right.
I do lean more towards science, but i do like the spiritual side of things. Khalil Gibran's spirtuality lead to some great poetry and some wonderful ideas in his philosophy. The Prophet is a brilliant display of intelligence and spirituality in tandem.
that is why its science with spirituality. ofcourse there is nothing such as god and heaven. but then in a larger context, the god is within us, it became us. spirituality has been evolving i think. i think when we keep ourselves open to science and understand it more, physics and biology, and then spirituality is when you experience certain things within you,w hich makes you curious because science may not have the answer.. its incredible this quest to find answers and ask questions
absolutely. it cannot be just science alone. as it leaves out the part where we get in touch with our soul. our mind and soul cant be just the brain. its more..and its when we realise that we would love a spiritual approach , and combining it with science makes it further more interesting, more practical, and the correct path