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    Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.

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Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.

by Alan Turing Found in: Science Quotes,
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To the natural philosopher, to whom the whole extent of nature
belongs, all the individual branches of science constitute read more

To the natural philosopher, to whom the whole extent of nature
belongs, all the individual branches of science constitute the
links of an endless chain, from which not one can be detached
without destroying the harmony of the whole.

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Philosophy is the science which considers truth

Philosophy is the science which considers truth

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It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on
the human mind it has overcome man's read more

It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on
the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself
and before nature.

by Sir Humphrey Davy Found in: Science Quotes,
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There is only one nature--the division into science and
engineering is a human imposition, not a natural one. Indeed, read more

There is only one nature--the division into science and
engineering is a human imposition, not a natural one. Indeed,
the division is a human failure; it reflects our limited capacity
to comprehend the whole.

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If we are going to teach creation science as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork read more

If we are going to teach creation science as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

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Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that read more

Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery.

by Richard Powers Found in: Science Quotes,
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We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and read more

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology

by Carl Sagan Found in: Science Quotes,
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But beyond the bright searchlights of science,
Out of sight of the windows of sense,
Old riddles read more

But beyond the bright searchlights of science,
Out of sight of the windows of sense,
Old riddles still bid us defiance,
Old questions of Why and of Whence.

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