The dead govern the living.
Each department of knowledge passes through three stages.
The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage.
The dead governs the living.
Men are not allowed to think freely about chemistry and biology: why should they be allowed to think freely about political philosophy?
About Auguste Comte
|Name ||Auguste Comte|
|Quotes ||4 Auguste Comte sayings|
|Nationality ||French quotes|
|Profession ||Sociologist quotes|
|Birthday ||October 16|
|Topics ||living, dead, stage, abstract, tradition|