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Thinking of God

God wants His children to mature

American physicist and educator Charles Townes (1915 — ), co-winner of the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for the development of the “maser” — acronym for “Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation,” from which was developed the more commonly known “laser” — was asked if he had a sense of achievement in what he had accomplished. "Not really,” he said, and told a story about a beaver and chipmunk viewing the enormous Hoover Dam for the first time. Caught off guard, they were overwhelmed. When the beaver recovered, he said boldly, "I didn't build it, but it is based on an idea of ...

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