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...regarded it as the word of God, Holy Writ, expressed often vaguely, mystically, and in the language of poetry and symbol, but true when rightly understood.
And so John Fiske throughout his life spoke in orthodox pulpits to the great delight of Christian people, and at the same time wrote books on science and dedicated them to Thomas Huxley, Bishop of all Agnostics.
To the scientist the word "supernatural" is a contradiction. Everything that is in the Universe is natural;The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.And that which is called the supernatural is often the figment of a disordered, undisciplined or undeveloped imagination.
Simple people think of imagination as that quality of mind which revels in tales of fairies and hobgoblins, but imagination of this character is undisciplined and undeveloped. The scientist who deals with the sternest of facts must be highly imaginative, or his work is vain. The engineer sees his structure complete, ere he draws his plans. So the scientist divines... Hubbard, Elbert
Excerpt from Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Scientists · This quote is about faith · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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