Critically evaluate the argument that psychology is a science ?

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evaluate the argument that psychology is a science ?

I have this question in a test soon anyone care to help me out with your thoughts relating to the question

As always really appreciate !, this forum helped me pass my Maths test recently to get accepted on to a course at a college in chester :)

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Define science

Define psychology

Contrast compare

Pay someone to do all the thinking

Profit????????
 
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IMO Neurology / Neuroscience = Science, Psychology = bat crap retarded witchcraft.

Though an answer like that would give you a fail :p
 
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Science is the single point of destruction of all things that make us human, hope, dreams, wishes, love, mythology, science attempts to turn these into fact.

Sometimes fact is dull and counteractive to the growth and evolution of humanity.

Science is the equivalent of humanity trying to turn real life into binary code.
 
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Science is the single point of destruction of all things that make us human, hope, dreams, wishes, love, mythology, science attempts to turn these into fact.

Sometimes fact is dull and counteractive to the growth and evolution of humanity.

Science is the equivalent of humanity trying to turn real life into binary code.

Says the man who is already binary code according to his username.:eek:

Science doesn't destroy anything, science is a tool, man either uses it or abuses it.
 
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Indeed

However you are wrong, science does destroy, it destroys your dreams, if it is not proven then it is speculative (sp) which would you prefer:

1. Life after death is unknown

2. Life after death you are eating by worms and nothing happens, your entire life is worthless means nothing and has no bearing or point in the universe, you mean nothing
 
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Indeed

However you are wrong, science does destroy, it destroys your dreams, if it is not proven then it is speculative (sp) which would you prefer:

1. Life after death is unknown

2. Life after death you are eating by worms and nothing happens, your entire life is worthless means nothing and has no bearing or point in the universe, you mean nothing

I think you are confusing Science with Secular Atheism.
 
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you mean nothing

Awww, someone is still getting to grips with the reality that life is meaningless.

When I first realized that, I thought 'Meh, of course it is, do I want some kind of medal for realizing the obvious?' and got over it instantly.

Some other people when faced with this reality however enter into months, even years of crisis in which they begin to believe in and invent all kinds of crazy pseudo scientific nonsense, or they go on some kind of spiritually cleansing journey to restore their faith about the afterlife.

There there. When you die, thats it, everything is over. No more you. It might be hard to accept, and you may never want to believe it, but theres no point being crazy about it :D
 
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I dare someone to try and answer it lol

There may be lots of info on the web but its all easy to understand, especially that link someone provided in the earlier post
 
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Awww, someone is still getting to grips with the reality that life is meaningless.

When I first realized that, I thought 'Meh, of course it is, do I want some kind of medal for realizing the obvious?' and got over it instantly.

Some other people when faced with this reality however enter into months, even years of crisis in which they begin to believe in and invent all kinds of crazy pseudo scientific nonsense, or they go on some kind of spiritually cleansing journey to restore their faith about the afterlife.

There there. When you die, thats it, everything is over. No more you. It might be hard to accept, and you may never want to believe it, but theres no point being crazy about it :D

lol :D

Funny mate.

But if you cant remember your birth how are you going to remember your death?
 
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Science is the single point of destruction of all things that make us human, hope, dreams, wishes, love, mythology, science attempts to turn these into fact.

Sometimes fact is dull and counteractive to the growth and evolution of humanity.

Science is the equivalent of humanity trying to turn real life into binary code.

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self, so therefore, trust the physician and drink his remedy in silence and tranquility.” - Kahlil Gibran

Very applicable to you. It's fine to be dark and gloomy but it doesn't last.
 
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