Thoughtlessness - Albert Einstein

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Those who thoughtlessly make use of the miracles of science and technology, without understanding more about them than a cow eating plants understands about botany, should be ashamed of themselves.

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mumma 1 year, 5 months ago
Hi Catrice. I think the point Einstein was trying to make is that humans have the capacity for involved thought and should make use of it - that's what separates us from animals that simply follow their base instincts without understanding or contemplation
catrice 1 year, 5 months ago
But why? A cow eating plants is no worse off for lacking knowledge of botany.
weesin 2 years, 3 months ago
Love this quote!

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