Monday, October 25, 2010

Continuing ...

... William James, part 2: The scientific study of religion. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

"Scientific theories are organically conditioned just as much as religious emotions are; and if we only knew the facts intimately enough, we should doubtless see 'the liver' determining the dicta of the sturdy atheist as decisively as it does those of the Methodist under conviction anxious about his soul."


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