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Loved reading about this in his biography, thanks for sharing! Later, someone asked if he believed in free will (something I wonder what the girl meant by pray) and he said this:

"No. I am a determinist. Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control...– We all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible player."

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I love that quote. Thank you.

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Spirit of the universe!

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Mar 14, 2022Liked by Shaun Usher

Loved this!

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When kids ask you questions you must give a full and charitable answer! I love that he took the time to respond.

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He writes without patronising his correspondent. What a marvellous man.

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Thank to sharing this historical letter.

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This was great. Thank you for sharing.

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