Monday, January 12, 2009

Recognizing the limitations of our understanding is one of the most important insights from Bohr's complementarity. Perhaps there is no single correct path. Solving the world's problems may require both scientific and religious attitudes — two types of faith, not just one or the other.

From Intelligent Design or Intelligible Design? - It's a matter of faith, by Frederick Grinnell.

(Niels Bohr introduced complementarity in 1927 to account for the failure of classical physics to explain the nature of light.)

Frederick Grinnell is a professor of cell biology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, in Dallas.
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