23rd April 2011

“Tis the temper of the hot and superstitious part of mankind in matters of religion ever to be fond of mysteries, and for that reason, to like best what they understand least.”

Isaac Newton1643 – 1727

7 Responses to “23rd April 2011”

  1. Doubting Thomas Says:

    After considering this AQOTD with gravity I totally agree.

  2. archaeopteryx Says:

    Yes, after prismatically filtering the strands of this quotation into its components, I too agree.

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  4. r j Says:

    he’s right………….it’s the basis of mythology

  5. holysmokes Says:

    Your thoughts are too heavy for me!

  6. Defiantnonbeliever Says:

    I disagree, he was good at math but a crackpot on mystical stuff, rather like the vitamin C quack Nobel laureate who got out of his field. While I like best the mysteries at the cutting edge of the known real and doable, I like stuff I know, but then maybe I’m odd that way.

  7. Defiantnonbeliever Says:

    But then I may have misread the quote and spoken too soon, nvm.