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Who said this?

  1. elayne001 profile image47
    elayne001posted 5 years ago

    The word instinct is nothing but camouflage. Learned men use it as a scientific term to hide from ordinary people the fact that they don’t know the answer. If we call it instinct, it becomes science; if we call it the Holy Ghost, it becomes religion.

    1. janesix profile image60
      janesixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Thor Heyerdahl?

  2. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    So called conservatives like instinct as original sin, and liberals like sociological manifestations as more affecting behavior. Original sin usually means cannot be changed and thus must be removed and sociology means possibility of reform.

  3. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    I read and liked his book Kon-Tiki a long time ago.

    1. Druid Dude profile image61
      Druid Dudeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I don't know that he had anything to do with the term 'instict'.

  4. elayne001 profile image47
    elayne001posted 5 years ago

    You are correct janesix - way to go! Yes, it is found in a book Kon-Tiki. Fun book.

 
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