Quote by Stephen Jay Gould : “¿Por qué el origen de”

¿Por qué el origen de la vida pluricelular se dio en forma de un corto pulso a través de tres faunas radicalmente diferentes , y no como un aumento lento y continuo de complejidad? La historia de la vida es infinitamente fascinante, infinitamente curiosa, pero ciertamente no es la sustancia de nuestros pensamientos y esperanzas […]

Quote by Stephen Jay Gould : “Thus physics and astronomy relegated”

Thus, physics and astronomy relegated our world to a corner of the cosmos, and biology shifted our status from a simulacrum of God to a naked, upright ape. – Stephen Jay Gould

Quote by Stephen Jay Gould : “The human mind delights in”

The human mind delights in finding pattern—so much so that we often mistake coincidence or forced analogy for profound meaning. No other habit of thought lies so deeply within the soul of a small creature trying to make sense of a complex world not constructed for it. – Stephen Jay Gould

Quote by Stephen Jay Gould : “Science is not a heartless”

Science is not a heartless pursuit of objective information; it is a creative human activity. – Stephen Jay Gould

Quote by Stephen Jay Gould : “Few tragedies can be more”

Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within. – Stephen Jay Gould

Quote by Stephen Jay Gould : “We are here because one”

We are here because one odd group of fishes had a peculiar fin anatomy that could transform into legs for terrestrial creatures; because the earth never froze entirely during an ice age; because a small and tenuous species, arising in Africa a quarter of a million years ago, has managed, so far, to survive by […]