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The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
One man's 'magic' is another man's engineering. 'Supernatural' is a null word.
Robert A. Heinlein
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
The question of whether there exists a supernatural creator, a God, is one of the most important that we have to answer. I think that it is a scientific question. My answer is no.
Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.
Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life, we leave only the unnatural.
I think the supernatural is a catch-all for everything we don't understand about the vast other parts of life that we cannot perceive.
I consider wisdom supernatural because it isn't taught by men - it's a gift from God.
I don't have a religion. I believe in a God. I don't know what it looks like but it's MY god. My own interpretation of the supernatural.
Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
The biological evolutionary perception of life and of human qualities is radically different from that of traditional religion, whether it's Southern Baptist or Islam or any religion that believes in a supernatural supervalance over humanity.
E. O. Wilson
In any authoritarian society, the possessor of power dictates, and if you try and step outside, he will come after you. This is equally true of Sovietism, of China and of Iran, and in our time it has happened a lot in Islam. The point is that it's worse when the authoritarianism is supported by something supernatural.
The magical, supernatural force that is with us every second is time. We can't even comprehend it. It's such an illusion, it's such a strange thing.
The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament.
Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural.
The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts.
David Friedrich Strauss
A changeling is one child substituted for another. I couldn't find anything more apt. We had to kind of fight that supernatural element in the publicity, and I offered to try and find another title, but Clint liked it, and it stayed.
J. Michael Straczynski
When I am writing, I do not distinguish between the natural and supernatural. Everything seems real. That is my world, you could say.
As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note.
Until recently, we regarded love as supernatural. We were willing to study the brain chemistry of fear and depression and anger but not love.
I love the idea that magic and witchcraft and battles between supernatural creatures could be raging all around us but just out of our sight.
The word diva to me means doing something supernatural with something natural.
I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority.
I walk in the realm of the supernatural.
I have never read horror, nor do I consider The Exorcist to be such, but rather as a suspenseful supernatural detective story, or paranormal police procedural.
William Peter Blatty
I'm going to keep on dealing with the supernatural in a lot of ways.
I'd like to quit the supernatural roles and play just an interesting, down-to-earth person.
Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it.
The reason Buddhism can be so naturalised is because, stripped of its supernatural elements, its core teachings can be giving a sound, secular philosophical interpretation. In other words, it becomes a religion acceptable to the contemporary, naturalistic mind only when it ceases to be a religion.
The border between the natural and the supernatural, religion and philosophy, may not always be clear. But there are lines, and we should know and accept which side of it we are on.
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