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What does science represent?


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Science symbolizes the tension between personal vocation, curiosity, and empathy for others. Titch is generally able to nurture empathy for other people as well as nurture a love of scientific inquiry. His father James, on the other hand, values only his scientific vocations and views human emotions and compassion as unimportant in comparison.