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«In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.»
«I'm not afraid of facts, I welcome facts but a congeries of facts is not equivalent to an idea. This is the essential fallacy of the so-called ''scientific'' mind. People who mistake facts for ideas are incomplete thinkers; they are gossips.»
Author: Cynthia Ozick
, scientific fact
, The So
«A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it»
«Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested, and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all. This claim is rhetorical nonsense.»
Author: Stephen Jay Gould
«It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year»
«In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact rarely get as far as fact»
«Faith is harder to shake than knowledge, love succumbs less to change than respect, hate is more enduring than aversion, and the impetus to the mightiest upheavals on this earth has at all times consisted less in a scientific knowledge dominating the»
Author: Adolf Hitler
, scientific knowledge
«A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.»
Author: Aldous Huxley
«Christian theology is not only opposed to the scientific spirit; it is opposed to every other form of rational thinking»
«Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.»