Bertrand Russell Quote

The history of science abundantly proves that a body of abstract propositions - even if, as in the case of conic sections, it remains two thousand years without effect upon daily life - may yet, at any moment, be used to cause a revolution in the habitual thoughts and occupations of every citizen.


Mysticism and Logic: And Other Essays, Chapter IV (p. 72)

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The history of science abundantly proves that a body of abstract propositions - even if, as in the case of conic sections, it remains two thousand...

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The history of science abundantly proves that a body of abstract propositions - even if, as in the case of conic sections, it remains two thousand...

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The history of science abundantly proves that a body of abstract propositions - even if, as in the case of conic sections, it remains two thousand...

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The history of science abundantly proves that a body of abstract propositions - even if, as in the case of conic sections, it remains two thousand...