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Brief author info: Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) Italian mathematician and scientist.
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The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
I believe that the intention of Holy Writ was to persuade men of the truths necessary to salvation; such as neither science nor other means could render credible, but only the voice of the Holy Spirit.
The doctrine of the moveity of the sun is condemned on the ground that the Scriptures speak in many places of the sun moving and the earth standing still ... It is piously spoken that the Scriptures cannot lie. But none will deny that they are frequently abstruse and their true meaning difficult to discover, and more than the bare words signify. One taking the sense too literally might pervert the truth and conceive blasphemies, and give God feet, and hands, and eyes, and human affections, such as anger, repentance, forgetfulness, ignorance, whereas these expressions are employed merely to accommodate the truth to the mental capacity of the unlearned.
Yet it does move.
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
Math is the alphabet in which God has written the universe.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended us to forego their use.
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
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