Science is not received wisdom or divine truth. But some people think it is…
Try something that might work? That is not medicine and not science .
— John DePetro Show (@JohnDePetroshow) April 5, 2020
This tweet encapsulated how so many people especially those who worship “science”, treat science as not as a best understanding of how things work based upon empirical research using the scientific method, but as an unwavering statement of devotion & catechism of a secular faith.
Science doesn’t even need formulation and refinement of hypothoses, just a curiosity to ask: “Now, what will this do? Let’s find out!”