• Wayfarer
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    Reading online. Many brilliant insights, some of which I will record here.

    ‘Fate in Greek tragedy becomes the order of nature in modern thought’.

    This is based on the way the Greeks saw the world in terms of drama and the interplay of heroic characters. But it just explains so much about the kind of fatalism of modern materialism. ‘You’re just a carrier of the selfish gene. Accept it.’

    The passage immediately following where W. describes being at the meeting where the Eddington observations were unveiled is classic.
  • Mww
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    “...The laws of physics are the decrees of fate...”

    Much better: referring me to something I didn’t know.
  • 0 thru 9
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    Much better: referring me to something I didn’t know.Mww

    Sir, the License and Entitlement Bureau is two doors down. So sorry! :razz:
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