I grew up as a disciple of science. I know its fascination. I have felt the godlike powers man derives from his great machines. Now I have lived to experience the early results of scientific materialism. I have watched men turn into human cogs in the factories they believed would enrich their lives. I have watched pride in workmanship leave and human character decline as the efficiency of production lines increased…--Charles Lindbergh
Impact of Evolutionism
In commenting on the medical challenges faced during the rapid urbanization of U.S. cities in the late 1800s, Columbia University historian John Garraty said the following about the negative influence of Darwinism upon medical science: “Efforts to do something about high infant mortality rates in poor districts ran into resistance from Darwinian evolutionists who argued that any attempt to reduce infant mortality might lead to the survival of too many ‘weaklings’ and thus to racial degeneration.” ── Michael P. Green《Illustrations for Biblical Preaching》
Finagle's rules for scientific research
1. Do not believe in
miracles--rely on them
2. Experiments must be reproducible-- they should fail the same way.
3. Always verify your witchcraft.
4. First draw your curves--then plot your readings
5. Be sure to obtain meteorological information before leaving on vacation.
6. A record of data is useful--it indicates that you've been working.
7. Experience is directly proportional to equipment ruined.
8. To study a subject best--understand it thoroughly before you start.
9. In case of doubt--make it sound convincing.