[W]e have religions centered around this thing, and we have no idea how it worksBrian Hare, quoted in Detailed Footage Finally Reveals What Triggers Lightning [quantamagazine.org], published by Quanta Magazine.
Isn’t that what religion is for? Who are these lightening worshippers? And will an detailed, scientific explanation put an end to their lightning religion? Even if we were not in the midst of a neo-dark age filled with people who mistrust science, but I doubt it. That’s not how religion works.
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