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In 1870, the Methodists in Indiana were having their Annual Conference. At one point in the proceedings, the president of the college where they were meeting said: “I think we’re living in a very exciting age.” The presiding Bishop asked him, “What do you see for the future?” The college president responded, “I believe we are coming into a time of great inventions. I believe, for example, that men will fly through the air like birds.” The Bishop said, “Why, that’s heresy! The Bible says that flight is reserved for the angels. We’ll have no more such talk here.” After the Annual Conference, the bishop, Bishop Wright, went home to his two small sons, Wilbur and…

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