Letters, Feb. 4, 1974

Divine Help

Sir / In the article on the brain [Jan. 14], TIME does not refer even once to the designer and creator of the brain. It gives credit to Beethoven for his Symphony No. 5 in C Minor but not to God for the brain. In previous centuries men studied the brain and its functions and at the same time admired and acknowledged its designer. In our humanistic and scientific period, we admire the marvel of the brain and that is all. It is too bad because the scientific people who leave out...

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