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A False Dichotomy

Confessions of a Philosopher by Bryan Magee page 441:
most people tend either to believe that all reality is in principle knowable or to believe that there is a religious dimension to things. A third alternative--that we can know very little but have equally little ground for religious belief--receives scant consideration, and yet seems to me to be where the truth lies. Simple though it is, people have difficulty getting their minds round it.

Elliot Temple on September 17, 2008


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