Science may be described as the art of systematic over-simplification.
Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.
I’m a working stiff. I just happened to be around at the right time, and nobody else wanted the job.
Piecemeal social engineering resembles physical engineering in regarding the ends as beyond the province of technology.
I’m a machine man, and I head a machine.
But the scientific importance of a change in knowledge of fact consists precisely in j its having consequences for a system of theory.
But time is yet another of God’s creations, and as such, it has a life of its own.
Life is not having been told that the man has just waxed the floor.
The hypothesis may be put forward, to be tested by the s subsequent investigation, that this development has been in large part a matter of the reciprocal interaction of new factual insights and knowledge on the one hand with changes in the theoretical system on the other.
Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness.