Science Has Its Beliefs Too

It’s just that, unlike religious beliefs, they’re rational

Barry Lyons
4 min readMar 26, 2023

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“The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark”

“Evolution is just a theory!”

How many times have I seen that said on Twitter? A lot. The irony of the assertion has to do with the writer not realizing that theory has two meanings: in the everyday world of average people where the colloquial use of the word means belief or opinion, and the…

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Barry Lyons

Not a fan of sports or religion. I guess that makes me a bad American.