The Limitations of Science

There is a segment of the scientific community that has determined that the only method appropriate for proving the existence of a particular dimension is the Scientific Method. If the tools of science cannot measure it, scan it, detect it, or mathematically theorize it, then it must not really exist.

However, science is limited in what it can do. The advancement that there has been in scientific discovery in the last century alone is staggering to the limited human mind. Even this though is barely scratching the surface of what can someday be known. There are things accepted today as elementary fact that a century ago were adamantly declared by the greatest scientists (of that day) as being impossible and non-existent.

Theories also abound. String theory and other multidimensional theories that are just that, theories, and cannot yet be proven by the scientific method, are heralded as cutting edge genius, making Einstein sound like a junior high math student in comparison to a PhD mathematics professor publishing his own thoughts of the possibilities of other dimensions.

Yet, the String Theory group is mostly comprised of people who refuse to acknowledge the possible existence of God and His Spiritual Dimension due to lack of scientific evidence. Evidence! (Notice the above subject is String Theory, not String Evidence.) Why not at least allow for a Spiritual Theory that affords the subject the same level of respect (and funding!) as String Theory receives?

It’s simple: String Theory (and the scientific method) makes mankind look and sound smart and fills us with pride, while a God Theory (and the spiritual dimension) would make us look and sound small and helpless, needing humility to approach a great, powerful, and holy God.

“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.”

~ Hebrews 11:6

As for using a limited Scientific Method of the Natural Dimension and nothing more to prove the existence or absence of God and His Spiritual Dimension, this is foolish.

Can a poet use only poetry to prove the existence of mathematics without using examples of math in his proof? No, but mathematics exists nonetheless.

Can a mathematician use only mathematics to prove the existence of poetry without using examples of poetry in his proof? No, but poetry exists nonetheless.

Can an artist use only his art creations to prove the existence of creative writing without using examples of creative writing in his proof? No, but creative writing exists nonetheless.

Can a car mechanic use only his tools to prove the existence of DNA without using examples of the DNA in his proof? No, but DNA exists nonetheless.

Can a scientist use only his scientific tools to prove the existence of God without using examples of God in his proof? No, but God exists nonetheless.

Can a scientist use only his scientific tools to prove the existence of the spiritual dimension without using examples of spiritual things in his proof? No, but the Spiritual Dimension exists nonetheless.

“… The Lord, who stretches out the heavens, who lays the foundation of the earth, and who forms the human spirit within a person…”

~ Zechariah 12:1

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.”

~ Genesis 1:1-2

“God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.””

~ John 4:24

“Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit.”

~ John 3:6

“… God, for whom and through whom everything exists…”

~ Hebrews 2:10

The Scientific Method is currently insufficient for the task of “proving” the existence of God to a person who refuses to believe that God exists. One must employ faith in their method, then the beauty and the enormity of God and His Spiritual Dimension opens up for observation and participation.


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