Spirituality from Science

There have, however, always been men of high and disciplined spirituality who have insisted on their direct experience of something greater than themselves. Their conviction of the reality of a spiritual life apart from and transcending the life of the body may not lend itself to scientific proof or disproof; nevertheless the remarkable transformation in personality seen in those who rightfully lay claim to such experience is as objective as tomorrow's sunrise. Millions of lesser men draw strength from the contacts they can make through prayer and meditation with this aspect of the inner life.


A belief in something greater than oneself is not necessarily belief in the supernatural.

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 at a convention of scientists in 1967 at the University of Notre Dame
Proceedings of Meetings and Symposia>Speech:  Wyckoff, Ralph (1967), at a convention of scientists in 1967 at the University of Notre Dame, Retrieved on 2012-06-22