The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Stories From the Old Attic by Robert Harris:|
"Not at all," said the traveler. "But your science is not
perfect. You do not yet know everything about everything, what
is possible and what is not possible."
"Go take your religion to a church and keep it away from
serious people," the man concluded, stomping out of the room.
In the weeks that followed, the traveler was ridiculed
and denounced in the newspapers, being called everything from a
con artist to a prospective mental patient. (The scientific
journals said nothing about the man because they considered the
whole matter as beneath serious thought.) As a result, the
traveler was often left to himself, and so he pulled out his