I don’t know how any person or knowledge entity can claim it is objective or neutral on a stance about anything – such a claim is to discredit oneself from the get-go. There is just no such thing as “objectivity” or “neutrality”, no matter how much science tries to convince us so (superiority complex much?).
Humans are meaning-makers, it’s just what we do to make sense of Life. This is done in all human cultures, and in the colonist culture, some popular meaning-making lenses include what we call “science”, “religion”, and “academia.” None of these are really superior to another, though science sure thinks it is, which it tells us all the time. The meaningfulness of our meaning-making is a matter of tapping into our basic human intelligence to figure out what makes the most sense to our mind, heart and Spirit. Continue reading