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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“They laughed at Galileo. They laughed at Newton. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science?”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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 Like this quote I dislike this quote“Widespread intellectual and moral docility may be convenient for leaders in the short term, but it is suicidal for nations in the long term. One of the criteria for national leadership should therefore be a talent for understanding, encouraging, and making constructive use of vigorous criticism.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A central lesson of science is that to understand complex issues (or even simple ones), we must try to free our minds of dogma and to guarantee the freedom to publish, to contradict, and to experiment. Arguments from authority are unacceptable.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“For the first time, we have the power to decide the fate of our planet and ourselves, ... This is a time of great danger, but our species is young, and curious, and brave. It shows much promise.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In our time, we have sifted the sands of Mars, we have established a presence there, we have fulfilled a century of dreams!”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The significance of a finding that there are other beings who share this universe with us would be absolutely phenomenal, it would be an epochal event in human history,”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“What's the harm of a little mystification? It sure beats boring statistical analyses.”

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