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"...scientific theorey is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena."  (Wilhelm Reich, Function of the Orgasm)

"All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike--and yet it is the most precious thing we have."  (Albert Einstein)

"As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss."  (Noam Chomsky)

"Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot.  On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility.  This puts us under an obligation."  (Wilhelm Reich, Function of the Orgasm)

"I suspect one of the reasons that fantasy and science fiction appeal so much to younger readers is that, when the space and time have been altered to allow characters to travel easily anywhere through the continuum and thus escape physical dangers and timepiece inevitabilities, mortality is so seldom an issue."  (Thomas Pynchon)

"I think modern science should graft functional wings on a pig, simply so no one can ever use that stupid saying again."  (Anonymous, from a ThinkGeek.com customer)

"Metaphysics: An attempt to prove the incredible by an appeal to the unintelligible."  (Henry Louis Mencken)

"Physics is like sex. Sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it."  (Dr. Richard P. Feynman, American physicist)

"Science is neither discontinuous nor monolithic. It is variously jointed, and loose in the joints in varying degrees."  (Willard van Ormon Quine)

"Science is not illusion. But it would be an illusion to suppose that we could get anywhere else what it cannot give us."  (Sigmund Freud, 1927)

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