” We’ve arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. “


” I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students. “


” Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. “


” We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. “


” Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. “


” If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits? “


” We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces. “



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I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.


Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.
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