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(b) The idea of a beginning: conclusions from .
(a) The dissipation of energy

(8) The discontinuity of the formulae
for conduction of heat

(7) The character of molecules

The idea of law: rests on Faith.

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Laws based on assumptions: explain noth-

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We have a sense of harmony in creation
At the same time we see a conflict in
nature and in man

We have a natural sympathy with the ex-
ternal world. This also is spiritual
We have also a belief in progress

iii. Difficulties as to the conception of 'GOD'

(a) No proof of the being of GoD possible:
alleged proofs are partial illustrations

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The sense of the mysteries of life leads us to seek
for some solution of the problems which they
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Men have in fact always sought for a solution

(i) The problems must be dealt with in some way

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In what sense there is a historical science of religion
Two groups of facts to be distinguished

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PRE-CHRISTIAN SOLUTIONS OF THE
PROBLEMS OF BEING.

The value of the præ-Christian Book-religions to the

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Strength and weakness of Confucianism

Importance of the primitive religion of China

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