Sunday, January 03, 2016

Quote of the Day for 2016-01-03

"The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos."

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Quoted by Stephen Jay Gould in "Jove's Thunderbolts," Natural History magazine, October 1994

Map of the world, with Jerusalem at its center. Created by Gervase of Ebstorf (circa 1234)

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