also in conversation, so that I had at my disposal all that science
has to say on this question of life.
I was long unable to believe that it gives no other reply to
life's questions than that which it actually does give. It long
seemed to me, when I saw the important and serious air with which
science announces its conclusions which have nothing in common with
the real questions of human life, that there was something I had
not understood. I long was timid before science, and it seemed to