12/03/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Why It's So Hard for Scientists to Believe in God

Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health interviewed on faith and science:

Faith in its perspective is really asking a different set of questions. And that's why I don't think there needs to be a conflict here. The kinds of questions that faith can help one address are more in the philosophical realm. Why are we all here? Why is there something instead of nothing? Is there a God? Isn't it clear that those aren't scientific questions and that science doesn't have much to say about them?

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