In the ‘two cultures’ war, science has won out over the humanities. Science’s new rival is religion, and a new war rages: that between creationists and evolutionists. But this battle is futile. It is the humanities, not the sciences, which have the wherewithal to challenge blind faith. But to do this, the humanities must regain their value in our culture.
Read the article at The New Humanist (Volume 124 Issue 2 March/April 2009)