Everything is then governed by unbreakable laws – or by the same mechanism. Therefore, in principle, all changes in nature can be calculated with mathematical precision. Once you have tasted flight you will forever walk the earth with your eyes poster. And Newton perfected what we call a mechanical worldview. Did he imagine the world as a big machine? Indeed there is. Notably, neither Newton nor Hobbes found any contradiction between the mechanical visualization of the world and faith in God. But the materialists in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries did not. In the eighteenth century, the French philosopher and doctor La Mettrie wrote a book entitled L’homme machine, which means Man – machine.