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“Resist makes an attempt to interchange science with mythology”


Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, MP, addressing the International Science Competition Kerala at Thonnakkal in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.

Makes an attempt to remove science from the individuals and to interchange science with mythology ought to be resisted, Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, MP, mentioned right here on Thursday.

“In the present day this nation is altering science into mythology and mythology into science,” Ms. Kanimozhi mentioned whereas talking on ‘Poetry of Science’ on the International Science Competition Kerala (GKSF), which is on on the Bio 360 Life Sciences Park at Thonnakkal. It is crucial that individuals who imagine in scientific temperament and social justice communicate up towards such tendencies, she mentioned.

“Article 51(A) says each citizen should guarantee and unfold scientific mood on this nation. Sadly, this nation is transferring as distant as potential from the scientific mood. In the present day, this nation goes again to the textbooks and eradicating the speculation of evolution from it,” she mentioned.

The removing of science will take away gender justice, legal guidelines, social justice, and our very identities, Ms. Kanimozhi mentioned. “Once they take away science, they take away life from us, they take away values from us, they take away from us the correct to dwell the best way we wish to dwell,” she mentioned.

The Indian custom significantly valued the spirit of questioning every part. “Science is the best way nature speaks to us, the best way nature communicates with us. The great thing about science is that it’s not stagnant,” she mentioned.

Social media, Ms. Kanimozhi mentioned, could be a “double-edged weapon” in that it’s getting used to unfold fallacious science and false info. Current-day life have grow to be one thing that destroys nature, whereas prior to now individuals lived in concord with nature, she mentioned.

Later, interacting with the viewers and responding to questions, she mentioned it was “very unhappy” that the movie Annapoorani was withdrawn from the Netflix platform following protests by right-wing teams. “It is a drawback which comes when individuals resolve what ought to be mentioned, what ought to be eaten, what’s the proper meals, what is sweet cinema, when there’s zero freedom of expression,” she mentioned.

GSFK curator Vaisakhan Thampi presided. Competition director Ajit Kumar was additionally current.

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