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|Doubtless it is not given to any one mind to hold all the truth in exact poise and |
proportion, but the nearer the human mind ... If God clearly reveals in the
Scripture His relation to the material universe we have to adjust our scientific
theories to that ... do not seek, above all things, to be loyal to the mind of Christ,
and to make the impression produced by the totality of their ... of the birds as
though they were fledglings, but provides a general store and they go out and get
it for themselves.
|This she did in many ways. The totality of her writings placed Spiritualism in its |
proper place and made plain in a general way the meaning of its phenomena.
But in addition ... The carelessness of the ordinary mind was exemplified in the
fact that a large number of people dropped the whole subject of Mine. ... No one
could have done more than she herself to prove that she was not; but that was
nothing. She had had something to do with them, and so the matter ended in their
Francis Ellingwood Abbot, William James Potter, Benjamin Franklin Underwood - 1874
|Out of 280,000 educable children in Louisiana, only about 53,000 attended our |
public schools last year. ... It is the nature of those who from want of mental
discipline are incapable of reasoning for themselves, to rely upon authority. ...
here, mainly originating from the Catholics, against a compulsory education law;
hence we have as yet failed to enact one. ... Their priests have so long taught
them to hate the Yankees, that in their absence they make the negro the scape
goat of their own ...
|Possibly the most which can be said in its justification is that, if true so far as it |
goes, it is well calculated to impart strength, ... can neither express in words nor
conceive in our minds, I venture to submit tho following considerations in its
favour : — 1. ... as the "bombardment of atoms" — which lead me to infer that, as
we pass out of the visible universe into the obscurer ... amuse themselves by
promiscuously '• banging" themselves against, one another, or against the «des
of the \essel in ...
|Xaturc is the infinitely raritd repetition of one and the same fundamental form of |
existence. ... it would nevertheless be unwise to accept it without qualification; for
to apply any rule, law, or conception to the totality of nature is to apply ... Possibly
tho most which can be said in its justification is that, if true so far as it goes, it is
well calculated to impart strength, ... for instance, as the "bombardment of atoms"
— which lead me to infer that, as we pass out of the visible universe into the
- 48 pages
|The stalwarts of those days felt that Cambridge University would be disgraced by |
having one of its distinguished members a ... me go back a little to tell you about
the circumstances which gave rise to the planning of the British expeditions. ...
not understand their annoyance; and as he expressed himself, many of his
Quaker friends found themselves in camps in .... To my mind, however, it is not so
much an occasion for sharing out credit as for attributing the whole credit to each,
for if ...
- 64 pages
|This freedom to speak one's mind was powerfully reinforced by the tradition of |
science. ... Science is the product of a very informal community of many scientists
working on similar or related problems—matching their results with one .... Within
itself science provides the model of a free society of reasonable men
coordinating themselves voluntarily in the light of a .... Congressional
investigations seek to go even further and to exclude them from most private
employment as well; in any ...
- 60 pages
|The structure of government within the nation state, as now organized, is unlikely |
to survive in its present form. ... This is the inescapable conclusion to which one is
driven by even the most superficial examination of the impact of the ... Looking
around the world the stresses in many countries can be seen to be dangerously
above the safety level. ... The bureaucracies which govern large firms (sometimes
supported by governments) are forever seeking to maximize their return on
Jorge Luis Borges - 2000 - 36 pages
|Like Borges, Desmazieres has created his own universe, his own definition of the meaning, topography and geography of the Library of Babel.|
|In his Introduction Mr. Needleman says: We are really very far in time, and |
perhaps in practice as well, from the ... In Europe the scientific revolution
destroyed the idea of a sacramental universe, and religion became a matter
between man and God; science took care of the cosmos — and very quickly
erased all concepts of mind and intelligent purpose from it. ... flock to these
centers are seeking, and his testimony concerning the earnestness and commit-
to go far beyond public protest ...