• Science without religion is dangerous because it necessarily entails a mechanization of humanity and consequent loss of individual autonomy and spirituality. On the other hand, religion without science is powerless because it lacks an effective means through which to actualize the ultimate reality. Science and religion must work together harmoniously.

    Masao Abe (2003). “Zen and the Modern World: A Third Sequel to Zen and Western Thought”, p.55, University of Hawaii Press