Galileo Galilei (天文學家)

“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with senses, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use and by some other means to give us knowledge which we can attain by them.”

— Galileo Galilei, Astronomer

「我不覺得我必須相信,賦予我們知覺、理智及智力的神,希望我們放棄使用這些能力,並透過其它方式給予我們知識,而不是讓我們以這些能力自行取得。」– 伽利略‧伽利萊 (天文學家)

  • feel obliged to 覺得有義務要做某事。例:Many parents feel obliged to pay for their kids’ education. (許多父母覺得有義務為他們的孩子付學費。) endow (v.) 賦予,給予。例:She was endowed with a beautiful singing voice. (她被賦予美麗的歌喉。) reason (n.) 理智,推理。forgo (v.) 放棄,捨棄。例:I had to forgo dinner. (我得放棄晚餐。)
  • 伽利略‧伽利萊 (1564-1642) 是義大利物理學家、數學家、天文學家及哲學家,在科學演進的過程扮演重要角色,其成就包括改進望遠鏡和著名的天文發現,為譽為「觀測天文學之父」及「科學之父」。


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