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Dr. King quotes a statement from A.D. Ritchie's "Civilization, Science and Religion" regarding the limits of science. Ritchie contradicts the idea that science can do "anything and everything."

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[Underlined: Science] "There are many people who think that because science can do astonishing things it can do anything and everything and that science is the whole of civilization. A civilization wholly scientific would be a contradiction in terms, because science is necessarily a part of something [Page 2] else, not the whole of anything." (Civilization, Science and Religion Ritchie) Science is based on a two fold connection (1) the universe is rational (2) the human mind is a valid instrument
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