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Horizons of Immortality

Nature volume 141, pages 994995 (04 June 1938) | Download Citation



TO those who view with some disquietude the changing attitude of the modern temper with regard to science, this book will come with no surprise. It would seem that there is an increasing tendency among the public to demand of science what it never sets out to give, and then to blame it for giving stones where bread is craved. The aim of the scientific worker is not to provide consolation and spiritual certainty for distressed souls: it is to try to enlarge the extent of human experience and to bring it into some kind of orderly sequence.

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