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Results of search for Author: Stephen Jay Gould - Page 1 of 1
Showing results 1 to 6 of 6 total quotations found.

Results from Michael Moncur's (Cynical) Quotations:

In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
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Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)
The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.
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Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)
The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.
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Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)

Results from Classic Quotes:

Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.
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Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)
Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested, and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all. This claim is rhetorical nonsense.
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Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)

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We have become, by the power of a glorious evolutionary accident called intelligence, the steward of life's continutity on earth. We did not ask for this role, but we cannot abjure it. We may not be suited to to it, but here we are.
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Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002), Harvard University
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