How is science different from other forms of knowledge? What do fiction and visual arts teach?

Science differs from other forms of knowledge in that it studies the real world. Science is a form of knowing the world as it is in reality.
Science is objective, accurate, correct.
Fiction and art is also a form of cognition of reality – kindness, beauty, truth. Artistic perception of reality is very personal, as an artist or writer sees, often thought out and not always reliable, embellished or vice versa. The main tasks of art are cognition, entertainment and aesthetics.

Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.