John Tyndall Quote

A favorite theory - the desire to establish or avoid a certain result - can so warp the mind as to destroy its power of estimating facts.


Fragments of Science for Unscientific People, Chapter III (p. 54), D. Appleton & Co. 1875

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A favorite theory - the desire to establish or avoid a certain result - can so warp the mind as to destroy its power of estimating facts.

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A favorite theory - the desire to establish or avoid a certain result - can so warp the mind as to destroy its power of estimating facts.

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A favorite theory - the desire to establish or avoid a certain result - can so warp the mind as to destroy its power of estimating facts.

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A favorite theory - the desire to establish or avoid a certain result - can so warp the mind as to destroy its power of estimating facts.