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Quote of the Week: Asimov on Science and Wisdom

August 25, 2012

Quote of the Week

science is faster than wisdom

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” ~ Isaac Asimov

3 Comments on “Quote of the Week: Asimov on Science and Wisdom”

  1. Jimmy Cracked-Corn Says:

    Are you kidding? It’s even worse than that now! Society is LOSING wisdom. How many people out of X millions in NYC do you think know how to butcher a pig or grow crops, even a garden? We’re being spoon fed and purposefully dumbed down because it sells product faster.

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    • Joe Says:

      Yes, I think many people have abdicated our personal responsibilities; we see to believe that we elect smart people and trust them to make decisions on our behalf. We seem to forget that they work for us, not the other way around.

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