Science cuts two ways, of course; its products can be used for both good and evil. But there’s no turning back from science. The early warnings about technological dangers also come from science.
A Chinese tale tells of some men sent to harm a young girl who, upon seeing her beauty, become her protectors rather than her violators. That’s how I felt seeing the Earth for the first time. I could not help but love and cherish her.
Problems look mighty small from 150 miles up.
What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that man set foot on the Moon but that they set eye on the earth.
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.