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Nature = God

March 25, 2010

I love the elegant logic behind the following quote by Purdue physics professor Frederik Jozef Belinfante who theorized that Nature and God are interchangeable. Seventeenth-century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza also concluded that God and the material world are indistinguishable, and that the better one understood how the universe worked, the closer one came to God. It was a popular position among great thinkers: In a telegram to (more…)