Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “The Scientific Revolution proposed a”

The Scientific Revolution proposed a very different formula for knowledge: Knowledge = Empirical Data × Mathematics. If we want to know the answer to some question, we need to gather relevant empirical data, and then use mathematical tools to analyse the data. For example, in order to gauge the true shape of the earth, we […]

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “There are no gods no”

There are no gods, no nations, no money and no human rights, except in our collective imagination. – Yuval Noah Harari

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “Questions you cannot answer are”

Questions you cannot answer are usually far better for you than answers you cannot question. – Yuval Noah Harari

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “For centuries scientists too accepted”

For centuries scientists too accepted these humanist guidelines. When physicists wondered whether to get married or not, they too watched sunsets and tried to get in touch with themselves. When chemists contemplated whether to accept a problematic job offer, they too wrote diaries and had heart-to-heart talks with a good friend. When biologists debated whether […]

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “Science finds it hard to”

Science finds it hard to decipher the mysteries of the mind largely because we lack efficient tools. Many people, including many scientists, tend to confuse the mind with the brain, but they are really very different things. The brain is a material network of neurons, synapses and biochemicals. The mind is a flow of subjective […]

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “Scientists for their part need”

Scientists, for their part, need to be far more engaged with current public debates. They should not be afraid of making their voice heard when the debate wanders into their field of expertise, be it medicine or history. Silence isn’t neuatrality; it is supporting the status quo. Of course, it is extremely important to go […]