Thursday, August 25, 2005

Body and soul -- Part 3

One last thought on the scientific understanding of the soul, this from the cartographer and writer Tim Robinson (who I will have more to say about on Sunday). He is talking about scientific explanations in general vis-a-vis the supernatural. I don't have his book in front of me, so I will paraphrase:

Miracles are explainable. It's the explanations that are miraculous.