As Harry Lewis, the former dean of Harvard College, writes in Excellence without A Soul, modern educational system nurtures excellence, but destroys human soul. We think that is because true science reveals the signs of God while some scientists cover them up with their atheistic ideology. True science unveils God’s laws in the universe while some scientists deny the very existence of God. True science discovers how living and non-living beings are geared toward certain purposes through certain behaviors while some scientists declare that we are here for no purpose. As a result, those who study science are likely to have excellence with no faith and moral compass.
Since the Enlightenment, while a considerable group of scientists and philosophers consider religion to be simply dogma, most theologians consider scientific views on certain subjects as heresy. The first group of scientists and philosophers dominates modern science, thus offering a completely secular understanding of the universe to the exclusion of any metaphysical frame of mind. The second group of religious scholars is struggling to gain ground for reinstituting a theistic understanding. It has been quite difficult for both sides to embrace one another.
5D thinking is based on belief that ideology-free science and authentic Divine messages do not contradict each other, as they both come from the same source. It assumes that the universe is an elegant book with full of meaning (signs). It considers pure science as a great way to reveal the Divine signs in the book of the universe. The 5D thinking approach aims to help students to derive certain character lessons from scientific knowledge. It is expected to help students to read the universe like an elegant book conveying Divine messages on how to be a better human being through good character.
The 5D thinking approach aims to implant certain character traits such as hardworking, persistence, patient, humility, honesty, fairness, compassion, sound judgment, self-control, self-confidence, self-worth and empathy. Those character traits can be derived from gaining scientific knowledge in various disciplines.