Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Shils , Edward and Blacker , Carmen (1996-02-22), Cambridge Women: Twelve Portraits, Cambridge Univ Pr, Retrieved on 2012-05-17
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  • Folksonomies: social science


    17 MAY 2012

     Faith in this World Is Possible Without Faith in Another

    Science, for me, gives a partial explanation of life. In so far as it goes, it is based on fact, experience and experiment. Your theories are those which you and many other people find easiest and pleasantest to believe, but, so far as I can see, they have no foundation other than they lead to a pleasant view of life ... I agree that faith is essential to success in life ... but I do not accept your definition of faith, i.e. belief in life after death. In my view, all that is necessary for fa...
    Folksonomies: science religion
    Folksonomies: science religion
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    Quoting Rosalind Franklin.

    25 JUL 2013

     Science and Everyday Life Cannot be Separated

    You frequently state, and in your letter you imply, that I have developed a completely one-sided outlook and look at everything in terms of science. Obviously my method of thought and reasoning is influenced by a scientific training – if that were not so my scientific training will have been a waste and a failure. But you look at science (or at least talk of it) as some sort of demoralizing invention of man, something apart from real life, and which must be cautiously guarded and kept separ...
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    A good passage from Rosalind Franklin covering science and spirituality.