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THE BELIEF IN HEREDITY

From the July 1911 issue of The Christian Science Journal


AMONG the laws supposed to govern men, perhaps none has brought more hopeless misery into the world than the belief in heredity. There seemed to be a finality about its decisions from which there was no appeal, and the mystery of its fearful sentences, believed to be supported by the Bible and to originate in an all-wise, all-powerful God, has brought many to the brink of atheism.