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Shakil Hossain rated it it was amazing Aug 16, No individual human is seen as indispensable, but exceedingly useful according to the extent of his will to the good. There was a problem adding your email address. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Saulius Kubertavicius rated it really liked it Sep 02, Even more disappointing is that the author concludes the God who is responsible for the events that can’t be explained by chance is the Christian God.
About lrcomte edit ] One of the funniest examples of these kinds of statistics comes from Evolution: He is probably best remembered by scientists for his work on the surface tensionand other properties, of liquids. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This book could be the blueprint for the “”brave, new world””, taking both adjectives seriously.
Published by Arden first published War came mouy and ultimately escape from France, and the opportunity gives to write the book that opitomized his belief that the existence yuman God can be arrived at by reason, that danger lies in the path of materialism, that the world can find redemption only through faith and moral standards. She takes the reader back to Lecomte du Nouy’s childhood in France, to a youth growing up in a materialistic world.
Jake rated it liked it Apr 24, Please provide an email address. At one point he talks about how the radio has opened the world up and will allow human destiny to grow. It is a book written with understanding and tenderness and confidence that others can find the way from agnosticism to faith.
He was an associate member of the Rockefeller Institute working in Alexis Carrel ‘s lab from throughHead for 10 years of the biophysics division of the Pasteur Institute and the author of some published papers. It came to me in my Father’s estate. Sverre rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Views Read Edit View history. Jun 11, Mike rated it it was ok.
Human Destiny by Pierre Lecomte du Noüy
Hundreds of millions of identical ones are necessary. Andrew Ritter rated it it was amazing Jan ud, Guye had merely calculated the odds of these atoms lining up by accident if “a volume” of atoms the size of the Earth were “shaken at the speed of light.
We have not evolved noy as a race since and maybe we have de-evolved. Seven years at the Rockefeller Institute, working with Carrel, writing, speaking; subsequent years at the Pasteur Institute; building fame as an original and creative scientist, while still keeping a part of life for a wide circle of friends; fighting for the right of French scientists to the same backing and facilities he had experienced in America; and- in nine years-gradually developing his own philosophical ideas and spiritual beliefs — all this is recounted in detail, with enough of scientific import not to underplay that vital aspect of his contribution to the world.
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