The modern period adds social ethics to religions agenda, for we now realize that social structures are not like laws of nature. They are human creations, so we are responsible for them.

By: Huston Smith

Related Quotes

Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour... view

By: Sherrod Brown

To establish any mode to abolish war, however advantageous it might be to Nations, would be to take from such Government the most lucrative of its branches... view

By: Thomas Paine

I've always been clear, I support the traditional definition of marriage... view

By: Stephen Harper

Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images... view

By: Steven Bochco

I don't know if we'd have been as dominant as we were last season. The new things, the new ideas the manager brought in everyone took them on board so well. He is special... view

By: Frank Lampard

As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage, whether of moral or physical strain. Being better able to control himself under all circumstances, he has a great advantage over the savage... view

By: Lafcadio Hearn

What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque... view

By: Brendan Francis

I set up a laboratory in the Department of Physiology in the Medical School in South Africa and begin to try to find a bacteriophage system which we might use to solve the genetic code... view

By: Sydney Brenner

The average user doesn't give a damn what happens, as long as (1) it works and (2) it's fast... view

By: Daniel J. Bernstein

It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait... view

By: Max Beerbohm

I have expertise in five different fields which helps me to easily understand the analogy between my scientific problems and those occurring in nature... view

By: Philip Emeagwali

People don't follow titles, they follow courage... view

By: William Wells Brown