George Adams (1750-1795) Quote

Mankind are always ready to adopt or reject what accords with pre-conceived opinions, to make reason subservient to prejudice, and to reject without examination, whatever is discordant with a received system; thus closing the door of science, and excluding themselves from the benefit of light.


Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy (Volume 1), Lecture II (p. 27)

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Mankind are always ready to adopt or reject what accords with pre-conceived opinions, to make reason subservient to prejudice, and to reject without...

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Mankind are always ready to adopt or reject what accords with pre-conceived opinions, to make reason subservient to prejudice, and to reject without...

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Mankind are always ready to adopt or reject what accords with pre-conceived opinions, to make reason subservient to prejudice, and to reject without...

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Mankind are always ready to adopt or reject what accords with pre-conceived opinions, to make reason subservient to prejudice, and to reject without...