“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.”

Religion und Naturwissenschaft (Leipzig, 1958)

Jeg gætter på, at konteksten dengang var af pre-relativistisk fysik vs. relativistisk fysik, men det kan sagtens anvendes til Gud eller religion i det 21. århundrede.