“We’ve arranged a global civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.”

MEMORABLE QUOTES, 18 Jan 2021

Carl Sagan - TRANSCEND Media Service

Carl Edward Sagan was a North American astronomer, planetary scientist, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, poet, and science communicator.


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