Progress is desirable and possible, but not on the basis of pseudo-scientific theoretical novelties and fads which are in many cases merely alibis for moral responsibility and moral training. Science is a mighty weapon, a glittering sword in the hand of civilization. But if civilization permits science to rob it of its moral foundations it will be a case of suicide by falling on its own sword.
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