Science and Religion
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Every sentence that I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Knowledge and belief are two separate tracks that run parallel to each other and never meet, except in the child.
To use a method is to compare the realm of mind to a stool. The true thinker walks freely.
The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents.
The heresies we should fear are those which can be confused with orthodoxy.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
According to the latest official figures, 43% of all statistics are totally worthless.
I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.
Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.
Truth comes out of error more easily than out of confusion.
It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.