At the heart of science

At the heart of science is an essential balance between two seemingly
contradictory attitudes:

–  an openness to new ideas, no matter how bizarre or counterintuitive, and

– the most ruthlessly skeptical scrutiny of all ideas, old and new.

This is how deep truths are winnowed from deep nonsense.

Carl Sagan


About basicrulesoflife

Year 1935. Interests: Contemporary society problems, quality of life, happiness, understanding and changing ourselves - everything based on scientific evidence.
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