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Theories rise and fall as better, truer theories replace them; yet it is unwarranted to conclude that science is truth for a day.
Mind in the making follows no straightforward progression; its many wanderings in the quest for truth compose a cyclopedia of error and vain solutions far more than orderly annals of successful advance.
Theories without facts or based on uncritically selected facts are vain, and facts without theoretical interpretation, blind.
Science, unlike the Bible, has no explanation for the occurrence of that extraordinary event. The universe, and everything that has happened in it since the beginning of time, are a grand effect without a known cause.
The world is as large as the range of one's interests. A narrow-minded man has a narrow outlook. The walls of his world shut out the broader horizon of affairs. Prejudice can maintain walls that no invention can remove.
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Joseph Jastrow was a Polish-born American psychologist, noted for inventions in experimental psychology, design of experiments, and psychophysics.
Fact And Fable In Psychology (1900)
The Subconscious (1905)
The Time-Relations Of Mental Phenomena (1890)
Character and temperament (1915)
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