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Tom Mattson
Mar20-03, 05:59 PM
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Originally posted by Lifegazer
Sorry Tom, but science has no choice than to look for material-causes for all things. And that's exactly what it tries to do in all areas of research.
Since you are not involved in even a single one of those areas of research, you will just have to take my word for it that you are wrong here.

But whenever a cause is predicted, it is assumed that this cause is material by nature (such as string-theory, for example).
See above. It is not about causes, it is about patterns and prediction.

And it would take belief that such concepts can actually exist as a tangible entity.
No, it would take acceptance of experimental verification of the predictions of string theory (if the theory does indeed pass the test). That is not the same as faith.