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Science and the Environment

Science Is One; And So Are We


It sometimes seems like there are a hundred different types of scientific practitioners, all pursuing their little piece of a disconnected pie.   On closer examination we can see that the general methods and aims of different sciences are very similar, and that each discipline informs and complements the others.  In fact, when the natural world is used as the final arbiter of “truth”, the sciences will invariably reach conclusions that are in general agreement.  When looking at the movement of our own species throughout the world, we can also see the ultimate unity of seemingly disparate groups.  Sharing a history that predates our own conventions, it is clear that we are more alike than different.