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Editorial: Bet on science to (eventually) show us the way to the truth

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Sometimes, it shows up in amusing ways, as when people dismissed last month's Mayan prediction of the end of the world.

And sometimes, it shows up in more meaningful ways, as noted below. But through it all, a pattern emerges. It's one that has held up for centuries, and in all probability, it'll keep doing so for centuries more:

"Science will win out." Science will have its way.

And over time, people will come to believe it.

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