Einstein : Science and God.

January 24, 1936

Dear Phyllis,

I will attempt to reply to your question as simply as I can. Here is my answer:

Scientists believe that every occurrence, including the affairs of human beings, is due to the laws of nature. Therefore a scientist cannot be inclined to believe that the course of events can be influenced by prayer, that is, by a supernaturally manifested wish.

Ali Benmakhlouf : La cohérence de la vérité chez Averroès

Y aurait-il deux vérités : l’une issue de la foi, l’autre de la raison ? Non, explique Averroès, la vérité est une et cohérente. Et la loi divine enjoint l’homme à user de l’intellect.