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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If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us that we are the reason there is a Universe

If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.

Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tuck

Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.

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

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

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