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Science advances one equation at a time; speculation about the nature of major scientific discoveries made decades or centuries from now is something best left to SciFi writers.
Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.
Science describes the world as it appears to everyone who bothers looking. That is its great virtue, and what makes it such a powerful tool.
Of necessity, however, it means that science cannot answer - and will indeed never be able to answer - questions that have different answers depending on your subjective taste, your unique life experience or your particular cultural baggage. If you move into that, you are leaving the realm of science and entering into the realm of metaphysics, taste, ideology, theology, ethics, political economy or any of a host of other diciplines.
(Most of) these disciplines are both interesting and relevant. But they are not science.
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