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"Certain matters are banished from the field of scientific research and refused
the right of making themselves known. Important facts may be
completely ignored. Our mind has a natural tendency to
reject the things that do not fit into the frame of the
scientific or philosophical beliefs of our time. After all,
scientists are only men. They are saturated with the prejudices of
their environment and of their epoch. They willingly believe that
facts that cannot be explained by current theory do not exist." -
Alexis Carrel, Man, the Unknown (Harper 1935). Quoted by I. Velikovsky at Brown
University, March 15, 1965.
It is estimated that there are over 100,000 different identifiable religions in our world today, and what is blatantly obvious is that almost no one, if anyone, is in a majority on any serious or significant matter or issue.
Some would shrug that off as being somewhat understandable and largely irrelevant as long as the religions are not too extreme and troublesome, and as long as the participants don't try to force others into their religious beliefs.
What very few see is the bigger picture wherein there are deep raging controversies in literally every scientific discipline and important line of thinking. The intellectual and academic world is fragmented and fractured in the fields of:
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