Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

English chemist, philosopher and proponent of deism
Will is nothing more than a particular case of the general doctrine of association of ideas, and therefore a perfectly mechanical thing.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is sufficiently evident from many circumstances, that the doctrine of the divinity of Christ did not establish itself without much opposition, especially from the unlearned among the Christians, who thought that it savoured of Polytheism , that it was introduced by those who had had a philosophical education, and was by degrees adopted by others, on account of its covering the great offence of the cross , by exalting the personal dignity of our Saviour.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The wisdom of one generation will be folly in the next.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From the fame opinion of a soul distinct from the body came the practice of praying, first for the dead, and then to them with a long train of other absurd opinions, and superstitious practices.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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