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The Script – Science and Faith lyrics
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The song says don't look below or above (i think 'microscope' works better than 'telescope', don't you?) for meaning about something like love or human emotion. You're much better off just falling in love.
Incidentally, I reckon you possibly could 'explain' love if you had enough knowledge about the chemical processes that go on in brain and body. However, to model it would require an incredibly powerful computer which could handle emergent systems. And any society that had an advanced-enough computer to handle that, as well as the requisite levels of knowledge for the right inputs, would be too busy curing cancer and controlling the weather and landing on mars to worry about a crazy little thing called love.
Not only is this a beautiful song but it is an important life lesson "You wont find faith or hope down a telescope, you wont find heart or soul in the stars, you cant break everything down to chemicals" its true! Not everything is a science you can't judge a person how sciencist tell you, you judge people on their soul and personality and unfortunly this person made the wrong choice.
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UnregisteredNov 3, 2011 at 10:29 pm
There is no deep meaning to this song, it means what it means it is his conversation which pivots on her point in the chorus, if we are nothing but chemicals then love or how we see love is nothing but an a illusion then faith is used in the line "its the way we feel, yer this is real" no evidence to say it is real, but some how it must be real because love is everything.
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UnregisteredNov 26, 2013 at 4:00 pm
I just love script and every their song. Every song of the script gives us some special meaning. And yes have faith in what you beleive in. This song really helped during my bad times. Oh I don't even have words to say. The Script is the most awesome band in the while wide world. I love you. I have listened to each and every song of their and am eagerly waiting for their next album #4.
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UnregisteredMar 29, 2012 at 4:53 am
The song sums it all up. The man is trying to find an excuse for the feelings hes having and since hes a logic person he says that science is the reason for everything. She finally tells him that no matter what he says no scientist can describe the love she has for him or vice versa. Shes telling him that there are some things that can't be explained and sometimes its better that way.
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