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Along with everyone else, I

Along with everyone else, I really enjoy the idea of science as a loopy process. My grandfather was a biochemist and always tried to encourage my brother and I to think of science as a creative subject, something that was always open to discussion and revision. Unfortunately our schools didn't quite it the same way that he did. But still, I've always liked the idea that science does not need to be so cut and dry, that not everything has to be fact.
The idea of subjectivity in science really intrigues me, especially since currently so many scientific debates are also moral debates (ie, stem cell research). I think its important that as young people who so often fed scientific information from the media that is "fact", we learn to dissect it, to understand where the subjectivity in the so-called truth lies, and to draw our own opinions about it.


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