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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

What anti-science conspiracy theorists just don't get...

"Like any scientist, I have a built-in affection for the underdog, and like other researchers, I do not dream of conducting boring experiments that merely confirm the status quo, but of achieving new insights, radical and subversive, that would smash the orthodox and set off revolutions of thought and understanding. True scientists are not afraid of making waves. Rather we dream of doing so, we lust for it, we fantasize about it."

-Kenneth R. Miller
"Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul"
2008: 13-14

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Blogger scripto said...

I just finished reading that. Miller is one of my heroes. A class act all around and he has a rare ability to simplify complex subjects for idiots like me.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011 10:38:00 AM  

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