If true computer music were ever written, it would only be listened to by other computers.
I operate under the assumption that the mass media will never be accurate. … It operates with the objective to simplify and exaggerate, which is exactly what Walt Disney told his cartoonists.
Nobody wants to feel they’re not a rebel.
Welcome…to Jurassic Park!
Science is a kind of glorified tailoring enterprise, a method for taking measurements that describe something ? reality ? that may not be understood at all.
As the practical value of altering consciousness becomes recognized, procedures to effect these alterations will become increasingly ordinary and unremarkable. The whole concept of changing states of consciousness will cease to have a threatening or exotic aspect.
I can tell you that second hand smoke is not a health hazard to anyone and never was, and the EPA has always known it.
The purpose of history is to explain the present – to say why the world around us is the way it is. History tells us what is important in our world, and how it came to be. It tells us what is to be ignored, or discarded. That is true power – profound power. The power to define a whole society.
Science is the business of generating testable hypotheses.
There isn’t any delusion. It is absolutely clear that this body energy is a genuine phenomenon of some kind.
They are focused on whether they can do something. They never think whether they should do something.
The rules of grammar exist in large part to permit readers and writers to operate from a shared set of expectations.