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Quotation by David Hume
The whole of natural theology ... resolves itself into one simple, though somewhat ambiguous proposition, That the cause or causes of order in the universe probably bear some remote analogy to human intelligence.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. (Completed in 1776 and published posthumously). Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, part XII, ed. R.H. Popkin, Hackett (1980).
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