this is not my theory, but a friend's
"Religion changes with time, but science changes the times"
no offence to anybody out there, bear in mind my friend is aethiest... dunno how u spell it...
but this wasn't intended to be of any offence to anyone
Unfortunatly I have to agree, Religion rarely changes unless forced to do so. Science is in a constant state of change, and not because it has to, but because scientists are always looking for a way to make life better for all. Religion also tries to make life better, but it seems that many of the ways of Religion have become stale to alot of people and they tend to shy away from it [Religion] for just that reason. Please note that I am not pointing the finger at any particular Religion or Sect, but simply speaking in general terms.
I am not trying to say that either way is better than the other, but as a Christian I have to admit that if some Religions (including my own) would at least try to come to terms with the modern world they [i]may]/i] not lose as many members.
personally i think that science and religion have the same objective behind them. sometimes i feel that science and religion are both trying to solve questions!! isin't it?? when we have a question we tend to go either the science way or the religious way!! for exampple when we are in deep deep trouble say for instance medical problems...you would see some people turn to medicine and some people becoming deeply religious!! i hope you have heard of "faith medicine" a combination of medicine and religion.
isnt it funny how people become religious when they are growing old!! is it because the mystery of death is still not solved!! when we are young who cares about religion (exceptions are always there) !!
guess there are two ways to appraoch a mysters/question - religion or science!!