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What do scientists assume about the universe?

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September 16, 2014 1:22PM

The way the universe works now is the same as how it did in the past, as well as how it will work in the future, which is unverifiable and therefore must be assumed.

Some examples:

- Scientists assume that there is no way to secure complete and absolute truth

- Secular scientists assume that the earth and universe were not created supernaturally.

- Scientists assume that natural laws we identify will apply to all of the universe

- Scientists assume that they all work towards the common good

- Scientists assume life can evolve on earth in the presence of water

- Most scientists assume near-death experiences and out-of- body experiences are a result of a lack of oxygen in the brain