The Sound Of Science

This video is apparently being tweeted about and posted on various blogs, and because it’s educational, yet amusing, it won’t hurt to post it here too.

And, oh, creationists can give it a miss; I don’t think you’ll find it amusing at all…

5 thoughts on “The Sound Of Science

    • Hi Diaan, check the interactive transcript button (to the left of the views counter) for the video on YouTube:

      0:02Hello Darwin my old friend0:06I’ve come to read from you again0:09You comfort me when I grow weary0:13Of people saying “it’s just a theory”0:18Because a theory is a system of abstractions in our finite minds0:24Of laws behind0:26The things we find with science.0:31And on the Internet I saw0:35A billion people, maybe more0:39People clinging to old delusions0:42People jumping to conclusions0:47People holding superstitions that are obviously quite absurd0:52Who’d never heard0:55A single word of science.1:00How do you think a doctor knows1:03How a disease like cancer grows?1:07How did we learn how we might treat it?1:11How do you think one day we might beat it?1:16It won’t be by taking sugar pills or standing on one leg for hours1:21While eating flowers:1:24But through the powers of science.1:29If you have answers and you’re sure1:33They’re better than what came before1:36Make your hypothesis and test it1:41Take the results that you’ve collected1:45Then you write them in a paper and submit it for a peer review1:51That’s what we do1:54To check it’s truly science.1:59And the people stood and prayed2:02They said “our faith cannot be swayed”:2:06They have their views and they won’t move them2:10They have their truths and they won’t prove them2:14They’ll take the words of the prophets over fossils that were really found2:20Beneath the ground2:23They don’t like the sound of science.2:33(With apologies to Simon and Garfunkel)

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