Free write on one of the quotations below:
The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.”
"You see that pale, blue dot? That's us. Everything that has ever happened in all of human history, has happened on that pixel. All the triumphs and all the tragedies, all the wars all the famines, all the major advances... it's our only home. And that is what is at stake, our ability to live on planet Earth, to have a future as a civilization. I believe this is a moral issue, it is your time to seize this issue, it is our time to rise again to secure our future.”
"Science. Yesterday's solution. Today's problem."
"I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." More popularly put, "if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail."
The Law of the Instrument, Abraham Maslow said in 1966,
"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped." - Elbert Hubbard-1907
“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein
[These quotes are probably not really Einstein or Hubbard for that matter,
but they are good anyway.]
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Arthur C. Clark
"It's not what we don't know that hurts us, it's what we know for certain that just ain't so."
“The businessman is only tolerable so long as his gains can be held to bear some relation to what, roughly and in some sense, his activities have contributed to society.”
-John Maynard Keynes- economist-founder of modern macroeconomics theory.
"The human power of rationalization never ceases to amaze me.
Rationalization gives us the power to be as evil as we want to be good."
“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”
“The future has arrived — it’s just not evenly distributed yet.”
"We don't believe what we see. We see what we believe."