„Science advances one funeral at a time.“

—  Max Planck

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físico alemán 1858 - 1947

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„The human brain cannot release enough neurotransmitters to feel emotion a thousand times as strong as the grief of one funeral.“

—  Eliezer Yudkowsky American blogger, writer, and artificial intelligence researcher 1979

Cognitive Biases Potentially Affecting Judgment of Global Risks http://singularity.org/files/CognitiveBiases.pdf, a chapter of Global Catastrophic Risks, edited by Nick Bostrom and Milan M. Cirkovic (2008)
Contexto: The human brain cannot release enough neurotransmitters to feel emotion a thousand times as strong as the grief of one funeral. A prospective risk going from 10,000,000 deaths to 100,000,000 deaths does not multiply by ten the strength of our determination to stop it. It adds one more zero on paper for our eyes to glaze over.

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„There is no knowledge and science like pondering and thought; and there is no prosperity and advancement like knowledge and science.“

—  Ali cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601 - 661

Majlisi, Bihārul Anwār, vol. 1, p. 179
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„All the measurements in the world do not balance one theorem by which the science of eternal truths is actually advanced.“

—  Carl Friedrich Gauss German mathematician and physical scientist 1777 - 1855

March 14, 1824. As quoted in Carl Friedrich Gauss: Titan of Science (1955) by Guy Waldo Dunnington. p. 360

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„To contribute usefully to the advance of science, one must sometimes not disdain from undertaking simple verifications.“

—  Léon Foucault French physicist 1819 - 1868

As quoted in The Life and Science of Léon Foucault : The Man Who Proved the Earth Rotates (2003) by William Tobin, p. 72, ISBN 0521808553

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„Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.“

—  John Dewey American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer 1859 - 1952

The Quest for Certainty (1929), Ch. XI
Misc. Quotes
Fuente: The Quest for Certainty: A Study of the Relation of Knowledge and Action

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„The history of science is full of revolutionary advances that required small insights that anyone might have had, but that, in fact, only one person did.“

—  Isaac Asimov American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, known for his works of science fiction and popula... 1920 - 1992

"The Three Numbers" in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (September 1974); reprinted in More Tales of the Black Widowers (1976)
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„Writers don't seem to benefit much by the advance of science, although they thrive on superstitions of all kinds.“

—  Northrop Frye Canadian literary critic and literary theorist 1912 - 1991

"Quotes", The Educated Imagination (1963), Talk 1: The Motive For Metaphor http://northropfrye-theeducatedimagination.blogspot.ca/2009/08/1-motive-for-metaphor.html

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