‘You see,’ I said, ‘I’m a socialist. I don’t think this world was made for a small minority to dance on the faces of everyone else.’ — H. G. Wells, In the Days of the Comet. (Ariel Pr April 1999) Originally published 1906.
Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know—and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance. It is better to know—even if the knowledge endures only for the moment that comes before destruction—than… Continue reading Isaac Asimov