Unformatted text preview: explains much of the world around us. But science does not exist without imagination and abstract inspiration from unverified beliefs. The apparent paradox of uncertainty in a belief and science as a certain truth is false. Science involves much guesswork, then experimentation to be proven or falsified. McEwan observes that different areas of study unify when unfamiliar knowledge is desired. The Edge website as well as What We Believe but Cannot Prove , are vessels for this unity of knowledge as a third culture. Works Cited Brockman, John, ed. What We Believe but Cannot Prove: Today’s Leading Thinkers on Science in the Age of Certainty . New York: Harper Perennial, 2006....
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