Bowing to logic (and being inclined)

“…among philosophers and scholars, who are so accustomed to bow to logic in speculative matters, and are thus inclined to believe that in all matters, and for the whole humanity, logic must be accepted as the sovereign authority. But because science must respect the logic of things and logic in general if it wants to succeed in its researches, because such is the interest of the scientist, it is not to be concluded that we are obliged always to conform to logic in our conduct, as though such were the interest of man in general, or even the interest of the scientist as man.”

Henri Bergson

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