de Meritens believed in a universal Supreme Being and that with every scientific
discovery this idea of God becomes more and more inevitable. Part of her
evidence for this theory stems from Herschel’s astronomical findings of
the organization of the universe and it’s surrounding space. The possibility
that this arrangement occurred strictly by chance is 1:200,000,000,000.
faith in God can not be restored by this statistic because there is still
a chance, a very small one, but still one that this world and everything
that we know of happened out of chance. “Question everything,” says Meg
Ryan in I.Q., a movie about love and mathematicians, even if it is God
Meritens’ three hundred page Novum Organum, ou Saintete Philosophique,
published in 1857 in Paris consisted of her theories on religious knowledge
and its answers to many philosophical questions while also apologizing
for the neglect of the Godly interventions with Mother Nature.
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