Bertrand Russell Quote

Physics and perception are like two people on opposite sides of a brook which slowly widens as they walk; at first it is easy to jump across, but imperceptibly it grows more difficult, and at last a vast labor is required to get from one side to the other.


Analysis of Matter, Chapter XIV (p. 137), Dover Publications, Inc., New York, New York, USA, 1954

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Physics and perception are like two people on opposite sides of a brook which slowly widens as they walk; at first it is easy to jump across, but...

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Physics and perception are like two people on opposite sides of a brook which slowly widens as they walk; at first it is easy to jump across, but...

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Physics and perception are like two people on opposite sides of a brook which slowly widens as they walk; at first it is easy to jump across, but...

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Physics and perception are like two people on opposite sides of a brook which slowly widens as they walk; at first it is easy to jump across, but...