[quote=“MiG”]Not really much different than teaching Newtonian physics. Yes, we know it’s wrong, but it’s an explanation that works well enough in the right circumstances.
Other than that, what’s wrong with following the teachings of Jesus or Mohammed? In the right circumstances, with the right point of view, it’s not a bad way to live. Imagine being nice to each other, what a concept!
Ah another HTMF religion thread is born.[/quote]
[quote=“MiF”]Well, I think it’s pretty well established that our current physics theories aren’t correct, but hey, they work fine in everyday life.
You seem to think that wrong and right have no nuance in this case. Was Newton all wrong? Or was he just wrong in some aspects of his work? His explanations work well enough for us because what was suggested after ( relativity) works better at high speeds but gives extremely close results at everyday speed. So Newton’s work is still used.
Your comment about Jesus and Mohammed also lacks nuance. Yes their teachings are good. Yes, being nice to each other is good. But religion also has bad parts. And I believe that one of the bad part is when fundamentalists push creationism as a valid and accepted scientific theory while they reject the premises on how the scientific method establishes models and theories.
Check out these science fair projects winner:http://objective.jesussave.us/creationsciencefair.html