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By William Bynum

Technology is amazing. It tells us concerning the endless reaches of area, the tiniest dwelling organism, the human physique, the historical past of Earth. humans have constantly been doing technological know-how simply because they've got regularly desired to make experience of the area and harness its strength. From old Greek philosophers via Einstein and Watson and Crick to the computer-assisted scientists of this present day, women and men have questioned, tested, experimented, calculated, and occasionally made discoveries so earthshaking that folks understood the world—or themselves—in a completely new way.

This inviting booklet tells a very good event tale: the background of technological know-how. It takes readers to the celebrities during the telescope, because the sunlight replaces the earth on the heart of our universe. It delves underneath the skin of the planet, charts the evolution of chemistry's periodic desk, introduces the physics that designate electrical energy, gravity, and the constitution of atoms. It recounts the clinical quest that exposed the DNA molecule and opened unimagined new vistas for exploration.

Emphasizing remarkable and private tales of scientists either well-known and unsung, A Little background of technological know-how traces the march of technology in the course of the centuries. The publication opens a window at the interesting and unpredictable nature of medical job and describes the uproar that could happen while clinical findings problem demonstrated principles. With pleasant illustrations and a hot, available variety, this can be a quantity for old and young to treasure jointly.

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It would substantiate r its claims, not by unassailable testimony, but by ocular demonstration, by manifestations and phenomena. But these evidences have so often been detected as fraudulent, mediums have so repeatedly admitted trickery, commissions have so there many times declared that was nothing supernatural tidigitators so confidently therein, pres- declared their any phenomena said to be done by spiritualistic power and have subability to reproduce stantiated such claims, there are so ways by which all these things many maybe shown to be physiological phenomena, that the con- ANTI-CHRISTIAN CULTS.

2 1. xi. iii. 39, 19. 40 ; Matt. xxii. 30. 3 §. Luke xvi. 23. SPIRITUALISM. 43 II. the Church defines (none too definitely, be- cause she knows only of departed spirits/ in part) as the " place ' THE INTERMEDIATE STATE. We "What next inquire: has ever been learned concerning this Intermediate State from those who have appeared from the dead? Moses and Absolutely nothing. appeared on the Mount Elijah, who of the Transfigura- and were seen of Peter, James and John, talked only with the Lord. tion We widow of widow of Nain, turn to the son of the Zarephath.

IDOLATRY AND DEMONOLOGY. sealed his ' 1. This entire system of abominations was found of old to be associated with idolatry. Now the Bible does assuredly seem to recog- nize spiritual existences behind the idols of heathenism and declares that these existences are demons. It does not dispute therefore the fact of their being- but the truth of their pre18 I. Chron. x. 13. SPIRITUALISM. Thus the Lord tensions. is 53 II. said to have pun- when he slew And when ished the gods of the Egyptians the first born of man and beast.

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