„It is, of course, quite true that there is a region in which science and religion do not conflict. That is the region of the unknowable.“

The American Mercury (May 1926)
1920s
Contexto: It is the natural tendency of the ignorant to believe what is not true. In order to overcome that tendency it is not sufficient to exhibit the true; it is also necessary to expose and denounce the false. To admit that the false has any standing in court, that it ought to be handled gently because millions of morons cherish it and thousands of quacks make their livings propagating it—to admit this, as the more fatuous of the reconcilers of science and religion inevitably do, is to abandon a just cause to its enemies, cravenly and without excuse. It is, of course, quite true that there is a region in which science and religion do not conflict. That is the region of the unknowable.

Obtenido de Wikiquote. Última actualización 3 de Junio de 2021. Historia
Henry Louis Mencken Foto
Henry Louis Mencken39
periodista estadounidense 1880 - 1956

Citas similares

Hassan Nasrallah Foto

„There is no solution to the conflict in this region except with the disappearance of Israel.“

—  Hassan Nasrallah Secretary General of Hezbollah 1960

The Age. July 15, 2006
Quote, 2006
Fuente: Little choice for a defiant Israel http://www.theage.com.au/text/articles/2006/07/14/1152637865649.html.

Rabindranath Tagore Foto

„In the region of nature, which is the region of diversity, we grow by acquisition; in the spiritual world, which is the region of unity, we grow by losing ourselves, by uniting.“

—  Rabindranath Tagore Bengali polymath 1861 - 1941

Sādhanā : The Realisation of Life http://www.spiritualbee.com/spiritual-book-by-tagore/ (1916)
Contexto: Though the West has accepted as its teacher him who boldly proclaimed his oneness with his Father, and who exhorted his followers to be perfect as God, it has never been reconciled to this idea of our unity with the infinite being. It condemns, as a piece of blasphemy, any implication of man's becoming God. This is certainly not the idea that Christ preached, nor perhaps the idea of the Christian mystics, but this seems to be the idea that has become popular in the Christian west.
But the highest wisdom in the East holds that it is not the function of our soul to gain God, to utilise him for any special material purpose. All that we can ever aspire to is to become more and more one with God. In the region of nature, which is the region of diversity, we grow by acquisition; in the spiritual world, which is the region of unity, we grow by losing ourselves, by uniting. Gaining a thing, as we have said, is by its nature partial, it is limited only to a particular want; but being is complete, it belongs to our wholeness, it springs not from any necessity but from our affinity with the infinite, which is the principle of perfection that we have in our soul.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Foto
Alvin Plantinga Foto

„Well, I don't think there are any methodological conflicts either. As for those social conflicts, those aren't conflicts—in my opinion—between science and religion. They're conflicts between Christians and atheists or Christians and secularists: Christians want to do things one way, secularists want to do things another way. But that's not a science/religion conflict at all. You might as well say it's a science/secularism conflict. In each case, each group wants to do science and then use it in a certain way.“

—  Alvin Plantinga American Christian philosopher 1932

[2011-12-13, Interview with Alvin Plantinga on Where the Conflict Really Lies, Paul, Pardi, Philosophy News, http://www.philosophynews.com/post/2011/12/13/Interview-with-Alvin-Plantinga-on-Where-the-Conflict-Really-Lies.aspx]
Posed question: Are you mainly trying to show that there's no logical conflict even though there might be a methodological conflict?

Vladimir Nabokov Foto

„Nymphets do not occur in polar regions.“

—  Vladimir Nabokov, libro Lolita

Fuente: Lolita

Georges Lemaître Foto

„There is no conflict between science and religion.“

—  Georges Lemaître Belgian scientist and priest 1894 - 1966

New York Times, February 19, 1933 http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9A02E7DA1539E033A2575AC1A9649C946294D6CF&nytmobile=0&legacy=true

Jack Vance Foto
Albert Einstein Foto
Alfred de Zayas Foto
Peter Atkins Foto

„I don’t believe there will be a military solution to this conflict but I do believe there will be a military component to it. The vast majority of the fighting will be done by people from the region and by Syrians themselves, but that doesn’t mean that the UK shouldn’t play a role.“

—  Jo Cox UK politician 1974 - 2016

Jo Cox: Syria is not Iraq – we must take action now http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/jo-cox-syria-is-not-iraq-we-must-take-action-now-1-7453039 (10 September 2015)

William Ramsay Foto

„But I am leaving the regions of fact, which are difficult to penetrate, but which bring in their train rich rewards, and entering the regions of speculation, where many roads lie open, but where a few lead to a definite goal.“

—  William Ramsay Scottish chemist (1852–1916) 1852 - 1916

Speculating on the nature of radioactive emanations, in his Nobel lecture http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1904/ramsay-lecture.html, December 12, 1904.

Wallace Stevens Foto

„These external regions, what do we fill them with
Except reflections“

—  Wallace Stevens American poet 1879 - 1955

Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction (1942), It Must Give Pleasure

Terry Pratchett Foto
Lee Smolin Foto
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Foto
Nicholas of Cusa Foto

„The pure religious consciousness lies in a region which is forever beyond all proof or disproof.“

—  Walter Terence Stace British civil servant, educator and philosopher. 1886 - 1967

p. 136

James Jeans Foto
Gerhard Richter Foto

Temas relacionados