Friday, May 8, 2020

Scientism


Scientism is the belief that science will inform morality and ethics.

On closer scrutiny, scientism is actually the end of all morality and ethics.  For once one has the data, the correct action is already determined. The science determines the action. There is no interpretation between the data and the action. Interpretation is not an aspect of scientism. Interpretation opens the door for personal perspective and value judgements - which are anathema to scientism.






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