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Science shows us what exists but not what to do about it
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"Science shows us what exists but not what to do about it"

- Heinz R. Pagels

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This quote by Heinz R. Pagels speaks to the constraints of scientific research. Science is an effective tool for recognizing the world around us, yet it can not inform us what to do with that said understanding. Scientific research can show us what exists, but it can not tell us how to utilize that knowledge to choose or act. Science can supply us with realities and also data, however it can not supply us with ethical assistance or honest instructions. Science can aid us understand the world, however it can not tell us how to utilize that understanding to make the globe a much better area. Ultimately, it is up to us to determine just how to utilize the understanding that science provides us with.

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Heinz R. Pagels This quote is written / told by Heinz R. Pagels between February 19, 1939 and July 23, 1988. He was a famous Physicist from USA. The author also have 4 other quotes.

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