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  • William Adams: For men to act without motives is unnatural

    William Adams: For men to act without motives is unnatural

    For men to act without motives is as unnatural, as it is for a body to sink without weight—to act against the force of motives is as contrary to nature, as it is for a stone to ascend against the laws of gravity. Hear what this author...

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  • Peter Bayne on David Hume

    Peter Bayne on David Hume

    There is not, to my knowledge, in the whole range of literature an evasion like that in Hume’s Essay on Miracles. I can find no word, no figure of speech, no parallel case, by which adequately to represent its enormity. If we suppose a man of the...

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  • Richard Whately: Muddy water is apt to be supposed deeper than it is

    Richard Whately: Muddy water is apt to be supposed deeper than it is

    Muddy water is apt to be supposed deeper than it is, because you cannot see to the bottom; very clear water, on the contrary, will always seem less deep than it is, both from the well-known law of refraction, and also because it is so thoroughly penetrated...

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  • If Nothing is Forbidden, Then Anything Is Possible

    If Nothing is Forbidden, Then Anything Is Possible

    On the one hand, the idea that mankind is only a collection of genes which make up the DNA patterns has naturally led to the concept of remaking all of humanity with the use of genetic engineering. On the other hand, it has led to the crime...

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