Sunday, March 10, 2013

Worth Remembering: Bronowski

“The world today is made, it is powered by science; and for any man to abdicate an interest in science is to walk with open eyes toward slavery.”
—Jacob Bronowski, Science and Human Values


  1. I read that book and in some sense I agree with the observation. But the statement can be read two ways, and on any given cranky day when I'm fed up reading about drug recalls and nuclear waste dumps, the statement is just as true if we ignore science while it enslaves us.