Pensees and Other Writings - Pensees, Discourse Concerning the Machine, A Letter to Further the Search for God, Discourse Concerning Corruption, Section 53, Figurative Law, Fragments from Other Sources, The Memorial Summary & Analysis

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Pensees, Discourse Concerning the Machine, A Letter to Further the Search for God, Discourse Concerning Corruption, Section 53, Figurative Law, Fragments from Other Sources, The Memorial Summary and Analysis

Section 44, "Discourse Concerning the Machine" begins with Pascal's observation that the soul is placed in the body and thereby comes into contact with number, time and dimension. Its beliefs are bound by it. Pascal then discusses the infinity of God before our minds, which is unfathomable. There is an infinite but we do not know its nature. We know there is a God without knowing His nature. And we know the nature of the finite from knowing the infinite. We know God's existence through faith and in glory his nature. Christians should not...

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