She does not know what they do online, but it makes her uncomfortable just like any caring parent would feel.
This is exactly what most parents experience about teenagers dating today.
(By Antiquity, I mean a generous time-frame which includes Hellenic Antiquity, Islamic Dar As-Salaam, and Christian Philosophy before the Renaissance, that is before Galileo).
The fundamental difference between ancient science and modern science isn't in the use of mathematics, although advances in mathematics since Euclid's day certainly helped fuel the scientific advances of the Enlightenment.
Esther is getting worried about how her daughter has been spending hours texting with this ‘guy’ from school.
Her daughter Lisa, who is 17 responded with “Just a friend from school” when confronted about who she has been texting heavily till late night.” Esther, is getting worried since she has never met this ‘friend’ that is taking up much of her daughter’s time and concentration in school.
But Galileo and his successors did something profoundly different: rather than passively observe the phenomena of the natural world, they created contrived situations in which they disturbed nature and studied how it responded.
As a parent, you want your teen to be open with you about who they are dating and talking too, and at the same time when it is too open: it’s too much to handle as a parent. It is a centuries-old argument that some maintain is integral to one’s identity as a Christian. And I have spent far too much time on Wikipedia changing BCs and ADs back to BCEs and CEs.Despite the rise of science, Christians have used—and many times have insisted upon—the continued use of the labels “AD” and “BC” to designate calendrical years, and thereby portray human history as directly relative to the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.But in our modern world of scientific reason and religious plurality, the battle over whether or not to use the increasingly accepted international scientific standard of BCE (“Before Common Era”) and CE (“Common Era”) has not waned, but rather has intensified.