Can science answer a "why" question, as opposed to the "how" questions it is concerned with?

Any "why" question cannot be answered without accounting for a person's intervention and free will. Science is hell bent on removing the personal free will from all phenomenon. So, no, science cannot answer any "why" question.

If you look at it closely, all the answers to "why" questions in science are actually answers to "how", not "why".

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