Atomic bomb and shotgun weapons are a good examples. sciences is not much different of magic. two different way to approcach to universe, one with logic and prooves and tryies and the other with perception, intuition and alteration of reality. the finality is the same: modify the reality for improve our world into a better way for human live. the fact the science work and magic not is another things. but i guess that is also caused by the fact that all ancient magic wisdow is forgot or magicians was persecuted. however science is just a tool, and like all tools can be used well or bad. my next life? nice question, i hope i will have a heal body and an happy life, that's full of pain and regrets. i would like to experiment other planets, too, if is possible. Earth experience of this life for me is really exasperating. too much troubles on my real life enviroment. i hope on next i will have the peace i never had on that. by other way, if a day i will be on heaven, i guess i'll be happy however. i not have much strong motivations for turn back on Earth. i feel ever myself like outside of this era and of my hometown. i have a too much different and extravagant mentality for feel comfortable with most of the folks.