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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It's like having astronomy without knowing where the stars are.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“There is no better high than discovery.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Old beliefs die hard even when demonstrably false.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Humanity is part of nature, a species that evolved among other species. The more closely we identify ourselves with the rest of life, the more quickly we will be able to discover the sources of human sensibility and acquire the knowledge on which an enduring ethic, a sense of preferred direction, can be built.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“People need a sacred narrative. They must have a sense of larger purpose, in one form or another, however intellectualized. They will find a way to keep ancestral spirits alive.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“To genetic evolution, the human lineage has added the parallel track of cultural evolution.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice. Science for its part will test relentlessly every assumption about the human condition.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The brain and its satellite glands have now been probed to the point where no particular site remains that can reasonably be supposed to harbor a nonphysical mind.”

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