Sunday, 28 February 2010

Operational science vs. origins science

Joel Kontinen

Many people fail to understand the difference between operational science and origins science. Operational science is the type that put men on the moon and gave us computers. Origins science, however, relies on indirect evidence (such as fossils) that we see in the present.

The evidence does not speak for itself but we have to interpret it. Our worldview and our assumptions about the past determine how we interpret the evidence we see in the present.

Here’s an excellent video in which Dr. Jonathan Sarfati of Creation Ministries International explains the difference between these two forms of science:

PS. The CMI website is now