Quotes: homogeneity

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  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
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    Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
    Herbert Spencer
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    Evolution is a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity, to a definite coherent heterogeneity.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
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    The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is - a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
  • We demand that people should be true to the pictures we have of them, no matter how repulsive those pictures may be: we prefer the true portrait in all its homogeneity, to one with a detail added which refuses to fit in.
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