Or it needs only to look back over past centuries and the iniquities alike of populace, nobles, kings, and popes to perceive an almost incomprehensible futility of the beliefs everywhere held and perpetually insisted upon.
More Quotes from Herbert Spencer:Progress is not an accident, not a thing within human control, but a beneficent necessity ... due to the working of a universal law. So surely must the things we call evil and immorality disappear so surely must man become perfect.
There is one principle that can keep a man in everlasting ignorance. That is contempt prior to investigation.
Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.
In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
Science is organized knowledge.
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