1. Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.

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  2. Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.

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  3. Although this may seem a paradox, all exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation. When a man tells you that he knows the exact truth about anything, you are safe in inferring that he is an inexact man.

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  4. The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.

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  5. Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.

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  6. In science men have discovered an activity of the very highest value in which they are no longer, as in art, dependent for progress upon the appearance of continually greater genius, for in science the successors stand upon the shoulders of their predecessors; where one man of supreme genius has invented a method, a thousand lesser men can apply it.

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  7. Can a society in which thought and technique are scientific persist for a long period, as, for example, ancient Egypt persisted, or does it necessarily contain within itself forces which must bring either decay or explosion?

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  8. Religion and Science are two aspects of social life, of which the former has been important as far back as we know anything of man

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  9. Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world from earlier centuries is attributable to science, which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.

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  10. We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power.

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  11. Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own.

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  12. La Ciencia en ningún momento está totalmente en lo cierto, pero rara vez está completamente equivocada y tiene en general mayores posibilidades de estar en lo cierto que las teorías no científicas.

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