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Regardless, she’s learning the hard way that “it is almost heresy to suggest that scientific knowledge is not the sum of all knowledge.”

In case you’re wondering, that’s not a quote from William Jennings Bryan’s closing argument at the Scopes trial. It is, instead, another quote from Hayek’s “The Use of Knowledge in Society.”

Reprinted with permission of James E. Bruce. © 2013. All rights reserved.

James Bruce
James Bruce

James is assistant professor of philosophy at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark., and writes from a biblical perspective at the Library of Law and Liberty.


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