Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on September 3, 2021

in Hubris and humility, Religion, Science

… is from page 449 of the 1959 Dover Publications edition of Morris Cohen’s 1931 treatise, Reason and Nature: An Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method:

So the great lesson of humility which science teaches us, that we can never be omnipotent and omniscient, is the same as the lesson of all great religions: man is not and never will be the god before whom we must bow down.

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