… I believe that, if a triangle could speak, it would say, in like manner, that God is eminently triangular, while a circle would say that the divine nature is eminently circular. Thus each would ascribe to God its own attributes, would assume itself to be like God, and look on everything else as ill-shaped.

Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677) Dutch philosopher
Letter to Hugo Boxel (1674) (Letter 60, Para. 4)

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