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Encyclopedia > Law of the Infinite Cornucopia

The Law of the Infinite Cornucopia, put forth by Polish philosopher Leszek Kołakowski suggests that for any given doctrine one wants to believe, there is never a shortage of arguments by which one can support it. Leszek Kołakowski (born 23 October 1927 in Radom, Poland) is a Polish philosopher. ...


A historian's application of this law might be that a plausible cause can be found for any given historical development.


A biblical theologian's application of this law might be that for any doctrine one wants to believe, there is never a shortage of biblical evidence to support it.


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And the mind boggling beauty of it is that this fundamental law is known and understood by all highly evolved races throughout the universe.
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