Why are people overly reliant on science?

We know it is limited, we know it can't explain simple human issues like love, hate, fear, hope.... Why is there this overriding desperate need for things to fit within the realm of science? Is the desperation to have everything explainable the cause or is it the desperation for their not to be a creator... show more We know it is limited, we know it can't explain simple human issues like love, hate, fear, hope....

Why is there this overriding desperate need for things to fit within the realm of science?

Is the desperation to have everything explainable the cause or is it the desperation for their not to be a creator the cause.

(side note: anyone who tries to tell me love is a chemical reaction in the brain will be laughed off the bus)
Update: you confusing the physical reaction to the emotion with the emotion
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