Originally Posted by Erki
I don't think any hope is false. A hope can only seem to be false to the one who's not hoping, i.e. the hopeless.
Also, anything can make harm if taken to the very extreme. Science being one of them as well.
I would rather face up to reality than have false hope. I value truth too much.
Also, LoA extremists would no doubt claim the Jews somehow brought the holocaust upon themselves, or people involved in accidents can merely think their way out of hospital. Science on the other hand provides practical solutions to help rebuild peoples lives.