The successful [scientist] thinks like a poet but works like a bookkeeper - E. O. Wilson http://j.mp/K67vKt
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane - Nicola Tesla
The scientifically significant physical effect may be defined as that which can be regularly reproduced by anyone who carries out the appropriate experiment in the way prescribed - Karl Popper (1968) The Logic of Scientific Discovery
Science is all metaphor - Timothy Leary
Science is a human cultural activity, not a purely dispassionate striving after truth - John Gribbin http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/05/08/john-gribbin-on-scien…
Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand - Dan Brown
It is a mistake to believe that a science consists in nothing but conclusively proved propositions, and it is unjust to demand that it should. It is a demand only made by those who feel a craving for authority in some form and a need to replace the religious catechism by something else, even if it be a scientific one - Sigmund Freud
By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox - Galileo Galilei
Moving from ancient time until now and covering art, science, philosophy and the human spirit, The Western Tradition is a free series of videos that traces the arc of western civilisation.
So are we all really being watched over by "machines of loving grace"? If you've never seen the documentaries by Adam Curtis, full as they are of quirky and strangely compelling arguments, patterns and links between the seemingly unlinked, then sit back, ingest a huge pinch of salt, take it all in and think for yourself.