Science and Religion
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Facts, or what a man believes to be facts, are delightful... Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.
Men don't change. The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know.
Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.
Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence.
Isn't it interesting that the same people who laugh at science fiction listen to weather forecasts and economists?
What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos.
Discovery is seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought.
The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.
Nature recycles itself. History repeats itself. Religion has faith in itself. Technology creates itself. Humanity loves itself.
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one mortal blemish of mankind.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.