Knowledge and Human Power

„Knowledge and human power are synonymous, since the ignorance of the cause frustrates the effect; for nature is only subdued by submission, and that which in contemplative philosophy corresponds with the cause in practical science becomes the rule.“ (p. 15) #FrancisBacon #knowledge #humanpower #nature #submission

Bacon, Francis, Novum Organum. Or True Suggestions for the Interpretation of Nature; herausgegeben von Joseph Devey. New York: P. F. Collier & Son 1902.