Tom Gallagher | Jun. 26, 2009 NCR Today print email A scientist can be a believer. But professionally, at least, he can't act like one. This is a fun opinion piece to contemplate on yet another cloudy day here in the Northeast. Help us explore new ideas for the NCR website by taking this brief survey. Printemail NCR Comment code: Be respectful. Do not attack the writer. Take on the idea, not the messenger. Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language. Stay on point. Comments that stray from the original idea may be deleted. We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report abuse" button. Once a comment has been flagged, an NCR staff member will investigate. For more detailed guidelines, visit our User Guidelines page. For help on how to post a comment, visit our reference page. View the discussion thread.