Few, if any, people are open to all scientific truths.
Even the science genius Galileo refused to accept two of Kepler’s findings.. 1) that the moon has an influence on tides and 2) that the planets have elliptical orbits.
“Few, if any, people are open to all scientific truths.”
Would it be fair to say, though, that at any given time there are things that are still open to debate?
The watermelons call us closed-minded because we reject anthropogenic global warming, and accuse us of resisting science on that ground.
Saint Augustine wrote, “We must be on our guard against giving interpretations which are hazardous or opposed to science, and so exposing the word of God to the ridicule of unbelievers (De Genesi ad litteram, I, xix, xxi, especially n. 39).”