Scientific thinking, which is analytic and objective, goes against the grain of traditional human thinking, which is associative and subjective.
Alan Cromer, American physicist and educator
I am going to have a sign put up all over my plant, reading “There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.
…one result of unimaginative, mechanistic thinking was that societies eventually ceased to burn people at the stake for witchcraft.
George Sudarshan, Indian physicist
Cromer, A., 1993. Uncommon Sense: The Heretical Nature of Science. Oxford University Press, New York.
Runes, D. D., 1948. The Diary and Sundry Observations of Thomas Alva Edison, p. 167. Philosophical Library, New York.
Sudarshan, G., 1998. Doubt and Certainty: The Celebrated Academy: Debates on Science, Mysticism, Reality, in General on the Knowable and Unknowable, Fourth Debates. Perseus Books, Reading, MA.
Yep, all once again taken from: Gaither, C.C. and Cavazos-Gaither, A.E., 2008, Gaither’s Dictionary of Scientific Quotations, Springer.
I’m having a blast reading this thing so bear with me.