What are the core purposes of science and math? Evaluating the idea of “knowledge as power” in the computer age.
Scientism claims that science alone dictates the truth, although this system of thought depends on non-scientific reasons to come to such a conclusion.
As Michael D. Aeschliman notes, Lewis powerfully illustrated the shortcomings and dangers of scientism in his final Space Trilogy novel.
Transhumanism, arguably an offshoot of neo-Darwinism, is set on envisioning the next grand step of human evolution.
The Christmas horror-comedy Silent Night offers a shrewd indictment of both mindless secularism and authoritarian science.