"What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how
infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in
action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god."
-- William Shakespeare (Hamlet: Act II,
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SOCIETY at UGA
Thomas" - the Sagan Society newsletter
"The Cosmos is all that is or ever was or ever will
be. Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us--there is a tingling
in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant
memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest
-- Carl Sagan (Cosmos)
"Emancipation from error is the condition of real knowledge."
-- Henri Frederic Amiel
"The most important factor in the training of good
mental habits consists in acquiring the attitude of suspended conclusion,
and in mastering the various methods of searching for new materials to
corroborate or to refute the first suggestions that occur."
FREETHOUGHT & RELIGION
"Science has beauty, power, and majesty that can provide
spiritual as well as practical fulfillment. But superstition and pseudoscience
keep getting in the way, providing easy answers, casually pressing our
awe buttons, and cheapening the experience."
-- Carl Sagan
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