Knowledge and uncertainty

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.
— Jacob Bronowski
And perhaps life is too.

Bronowski on absolute knowledge

There is no absolute knowledge. And those who claim it, whether they are scientists or dogmatists, open the door to tragedy. — Jacob Bronowski (Image: By Astrochemist at English Wikipedia [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

The saddest aspect of life right now is…

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. — Isaac Asimov The image is a chemical warhead for the Honest John rocket. It was designed to break apart and disperse the spherical bomblets of the nerve agent, Sarin. Image: By U.S. Army, original print located at Rocky…