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Unscientific Malaysia: How declining science literacy endangers our nation

Two international assessments paint a disturbing picture on Malaysia’s level of science literacy. In 2009, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) revealed that Malaysia’s science literacy among 15-16 year old students ranked 52 out of 74 countries. Malaysia scored 422 points, which was below the international average of 463. At this score, Malaysia was ranked…

Do we need God?

Discourse on religion and science are often very incensed and polarized – and with no resolution in sight. The problem is there is no common platform for which religion and science can defend their respective arguments. For instance, religious people cannot be convinced by any amount of scientific evidence or reasoning that God does not…

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