|Section 2: Questions & Answers|
|Science, Religion, Creation, and Evolution|
|3. Do not scientists approach their
work with a completely open mind, totally free of preconceived ideas?
Answer: All human activities are influenced by assumptions or opinions, and this includes scientific research. Every scientist has in mind some expectations or theories when he begins a research project. The new observations will tend to falsify (prove false), corroborate (support), or refine the ideas he had in mind.