Harlow Shapley Quote

Chaos is but unperceived order; it is a word indicating the limitations of the human mind and the paucity of observational facts. The words 'chaos,' 'accidental,' 'chance,' 'unpredictable,' are conveniences behind which we hide our ignorance.


OF STARS AND MEN (ed. 1958)

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Chaos is but unperceived order; it is a word indicating the limitations of the human mind and the paucity of observational facts. The words 'chaos,'...

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Chaos is but unperceived order; it is a word indicating the limitations of the human mind and the paucity of observational facts. The words 'chaos,'...

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Chaos is but unperceived order; it is a word indicating the limitations of the human mind and the paucity of observational facts. The words 'chaos,'...

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Chaos is but unperceived order; it is a word indicating the limitations of the human mind and the paucity of observational facts. The words 'chaos,'...