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Das einzige Mittel gegen Aberglauben ist die Wissenschaft.

English translation: The only remedy for superstition is knowledge

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German term or phrase:Das einzige Mittel gegen Aberglauben ist die Wissenschaft.
English translation:The only remedy for superstition is knowledge
Entered by: Jonathan MacKerron
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14:02 Jul 3, 2007
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German term or phrase: Das einzige Mittel gegen Aberglauben ist die Wissenschaft.
attributed to Henry Thomas Buckle (1821-1862)
Jonathan MacKerron
The only remedy for superstition is knowledge
Explanation:
... the nineteenth-century historian Henry T. Buckle said: "The only remedy for superstition is knowledge. . . .
www.americanhumanist.org/chapters/purpose.html



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Note added at 2 hrs (2007-07-03 16:42:41 GMT)
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The only remedy for superstition is knowledge' (History of Civilization in England, Buckle, Crucifixion of Truth, pg. 107) ...
www.urhobo-world.org/nigerianPriestAndProphet.htm

by Henry Thomas Buckle - 1861
The only remedy for superstition is knowledge. Nothing else can wipe out that plague-spot of the human mind.
books.google.com/books?id=8mYBAAAAQAAJ...

... says Buckle; “they therefore produced a religion which required great belief and ... Again he says: “The only remedy for superstition is knowledge. ...
www.apollonius.net/forgery.pdf

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The only remedy for superstition is knowledge


Explanation:
... the nineteenth-century historian Henry T. Buckle said: "The only remedy for superstition is knowledge. . . .
www.americanhumanist.org/chapters/purpose.html



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Note added at 2 hrs (2007-07-03 16:42:41 GMT)
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The only remedy for superstition is knowledge' (History of Civilization in England, Buckle, Crucifixion of Truth, pg. 107) ...
www.urhobo-world.org/nigerianPriestAndProphet.htm

by Henry Thomas Buckle - 1861
The only remedy for superstition is knowledge. Nothing else can wipe out that plague-spot of the human mind.
books.google.com/books?id=8mYBAAAAQAAJ...

... says Buckle; “they therefore produced a religion which required great belief and ... Again he says: “The only remedy for superstition is knowledge. ...
www.apollonius.net/forgery.pdf



Michele Fauble
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