Thomas Henry Huxley about attraction (“The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century”, 1887) - It seems safe to look forward to the time when the conception of attractive and repulsive forces, having served its purpose as a useful piece of scientific scaffolding, will be replaced by the deduction of the phenomena known as attraction and repulsion, from the general laws of motion.
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It seems safe to look forward to the time when the conception of attractive and repulsive forces, having served its purpose as a useful piece of scientific scaffolding, will be replaced by the deduction of the phenomena known as attraction and repulsion, from the general laws of motion.
 Thomas Henry HuxleyThe Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century (1887). copy citation

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