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 +====== Belief in Science scale ======
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 +([[http://​www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/​pmc/​articles/​PMC3807800/​|Farias,​ Newheiser, Kahane, & de Toledo, 2013, JESP]])
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 +===== The scale =====
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 +<​blockquote>​
 +  - Science provides us with a better understanding of the universe than does religion.
 +  - “In a demon-haunted world, science is a candle in the dark.” (Carl Sagan)
 +  - We can only rationally believe in what is scientifically provable.
 +  - Science tells us everything there is to know about what reality consists of.
 +  - All the tasks human beings face are soluble by science. ​
 +  - The scientific method is the only reliable path to knowledge. ​
 +  - The only real kind of knowledge we can have is scientific knowledge. ​
 +  - Science is the most valuable part of human culture. ​
 +  - Science is the most efficient means of attaining truth. ​
 +  - Scientists and science should be given more respect in modern society. ​
 +</​blockquote>​
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