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There is superficial conflict but deep concord between science and theistic religion, but superficial concord and deep conflict between science and naturalism

There is superficial conflict but deep concord between science and theistic religion, but superficial concord and deep conflict between science and naturalism

Alvin Plantinga
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.

Epictetus
Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

John Keats
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Laozi
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

Euripides
In philosophy an individual is becoming himself.

In philosophy an individual is becoming himself.

Bernard Lonergan
I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.

I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.

Ayn Rand
Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.

Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.

Douglas Adams
If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.

If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.

John Stuart Mill
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.

Voltaire
Astonishment is the root of philosophy.

Astonishment is the root of philosophy.

Paul Tillich