Bertrand Russell Quote

The mind of the most rational among us may be compared to a stormy ocean of passionate convictions based upon desire, upon which float perilously a few tiny boats carrying a cargo of scientifically treated beliefs.


The Scientific Outlook, Chapter I (p. 11), George Allen & Unwin. 1931

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The mind of the most rational among us may be compared to a stormy ocean of passionate convictions based upon desire, upon which float perilously a...

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The mind of the most rational among us may be compared to a stormy ocean of passionate convictions based upon desire, upon which float perilously a...

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The mind of the most rational among us may be compared to a stormy ocean of passionate convictions based upon desire, upon which float perilously a...

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The mind of the most rational among us may be compared to a stormy ocean of passionate convictions based upon desire, upon which float perilously a...