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The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
It seems to me that science has a much greater likelihood of being true in the main than any philosophy hitherto advanced (I do no ...
...the promise of automation seemed to exert a magnetic force, a seduction that promised to fulfill a dream of perfect control and ...
A law explains a set of observations; a theory explains a set of laws. The quintessential illustration of this jump in level is th ...
People, I just want to say, you know, can we all get along? Can we get along? Can we stop making it, making it horrible for the ol ...
As for doing good, that is one of the professions which are full. Moreover, I have tried it fairly, and ... am satisfied that it d ...
The new always happens against the overwhelming odds of statistical laws and their probability, which for all practical, everyday ...
The doctrine of those who have denied that certainty could be attained at all, has some agreement with my way of proceeding at the ...
Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it ...
It takes twenty or so years before a mother can know with any certainty how effective her theories have been--and even then there ...
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