Imagine: Why our beliefs about science matter so much

In 1972 John Lennon wrote the manifesto for scientism and physicalism. While physicalists clearly state there is no heaven or hell, the Lennon vision has disappointed. What if the the physicalist’s belief about what science teaches is wrong — very wrong? Imagine what a difference that might make.

Lennon: Wikipedia. Kaushik Panchal on unsplash. The 1972 Lennon song “Imagine” was the anthem of the peace movement and could serve as the manifesto for scientism and physicalism. But, did the vision of no heaven, no nations, no greed and everyone living in peace materialize? And, what would change if we understood science doesn’t support this physicalist vision?

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Gerald R. Baron

Gerald R. Baron

Husband, father, grandfather, mostly-retired, farm advocate, author, communicator. Deeply curious about science, nature, spirit and history.