In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth – often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable.
Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all.
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Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
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Hypatia was born in Alexandria, Egypt. She was a Greek mathematician, astronomer and philosopher in Egypt, then a part of the Eastern Roman Empire. She was the only daughter of the mathematician Theon of Alexandria. She was educated in Athens. She was the head of the Neoplatonic school at Alexandria, where she taught philosophy and astronomy. Hypatia's most famous pupil was Synesius of Cyrene, who later became the Bishop of Ptolemy.
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