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.”
"We don't believe what we see. We see what we believe."
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Arthur C. Clark
“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.
[Anon. Sort of...]
"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."
"We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. And all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth."
"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 (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.]
“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.”
"It's not what we don't know that hurts us, it's what we know for certain that just ain't so."