If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.
More Quotes by E. O. Wilson
- » Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.
- » The historical circumstance of interest is that the tropical rain forests have persisted
- » Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science.
- » Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the “environmentalist” view
- » We should preserve every scrap of biodiversity as priceless while we learn
- » The human mind evolved to believe in the gods. It did not evolve to believe in biology.
- » Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?