The essence of humanity’s spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?
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More E. O. Wilson Quotes
- » By any reasonable measure of achievement, the faith of the Enlightenment thinkers in science was justified.
- » True character arises from a deeper well than religion.
- » If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich
- » Old beliefs die hard even when demonstrably false.
- » Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice.
- » We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom.
- » Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science.