The Island of Knowledge: How to Live with Mystery in a Culture Obsessed with Certainty and Definitive Answers


…a celebration of human achievement and a gentle reminder that the appropriate reaction to scientific and technological progress is not arrogance over the knowledge conquered, which seems to be our civilizational modus operandi, but humility in the face of what remains to be known and, perhaps above all, what may always remain unknowable.

Source: www.brainpickings.org

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