The God of Reason: Has science become an alternative religion?

“Historian Geoffrey Blainey, speaking last week, suggests science has become an “alternative religion”. Research into his new book, A Short History of Christianity, leads him to think our attitude towards science in an era of technological advances is akin to religious faith, with gods to worship, a vehemence of belief, good and evil, heretics and saints. He says alternative religions have taken the place of Christianity, including communism, and nature worship.”

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