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Katharine Hayhoe: “People ask me if I believe in global warming. I tell them, ‘No, I don’t,’ because belief is faith; faith is the evidence of things not seen. Science is [the] evidence of things seen.”

2018-05-25

Just ran across this while surfing through the RationalWiki:

“”People ask me if I believe in global warming. I tell them, ‘No, I don’t,’ because belief is faith; faith is the evidence of things not seen. Science is evidence of things seen.
Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist and evangelical Christian[1]

A long exposition of who Katharine Hayhoe is was shown on the University of Toronto physics department website in 2012.  The reason I like it and find it resonating is that “faith is the evidence of things not seen” is a famous definition from the Bible, specifically Hebrews 11:1, which says (King James Version):

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”

(photo courtesy of pixabay.com and geralt)

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