John Tyndall Quote

We cannot think of space as finite, for wherever in imagination we erect a boundary we are compelled to think of space as existing beyond that boundary. Thus by the incessant dissolution of limits we arrive at a more or less adequate idea of the infinity of space.


Fragments of Science for Unscientific People, Chapter I (p. 9)

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We cannot think of space as finite, for wherever in imagination we erect a boundary we are compelled to think of space as existing beyond that...

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We cannot think of space as finite, for wherever in imagination we erect a boundary we are compelled to think of space as existing beyond that...

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We cannot think of space as finite, for wherever in imagination we erect a boundary we are compelled to think of space as existing beyond that...

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We cannot think of space as finite, for wherever in imagination we erect a boundary we are compelled to think of space as existing beyond that...