I think the main issue I have with 'science' (using the term in the general way it seems to be often used here) is a lot of it seems to assume that the 'real world' is something external to ourselves that should to be studied, measured and analyzed in order to reach a better understanding. Much like Jung, Einstein and the Mayans I have come to think of the external world as an illusion, and in a constant state of change - and also dependent on the observer.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.
- Carl Jung
I think this idea terrifies many, thus a lot of people use 'science' as an escape of sorts, a way to keep them distracted from this very simple and powerful truth. By studying the fake outside world, one doesn't have to take that daring adventure of looking within and taking on the great work - the work of the heart. 'Science' when used in this way can allow individuals to stay 'cold' and 'unattached', studying largely useless data while ignoring this greater, realer world within.