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Contemplating God

by Brad A. Greenberg

April 13, 2009 | 1:25 pm

“Tonight I was in a meditative mood. I was absorbed in the contemplation of nature; I admired the immensity, the movements, the harmony of those infinite globes.
I admired still more the Intelligence which directs these vast forces. I said to myself: ‘One must be blind not to be dazzled by this spectacle; one must be stupid not to recognize the Author of it; one must be mad not to worship Him’.”

That comment comes, surprisingly, from Voltaire. It was included in a compilation of godly remarks made by Nobel laureates and influential scientists. Read more at the Not About Religion blog.

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