Useless Knowledge Begets New Horizons. ⁦⁩ seamlessly and wonderfully weaves together many profound ideas. Wonderful column in ⁦
Wonderful article on the societal value of basic research. Including "(...) it has a soul-saving application in the here and now, reminding us that the human race is not a slave to questions of utility alone."
In praise of "useless knowledge." My column on the New Horizons probe. Abraham Flexner, and the soul-saving benefits of unbounded curiosity
We at Flexner’s “useless” institute ⁦⁩ couldn’t agree more: Useless Knowledge Begets New Horizons via
“Useless” knowledge is often very useful.
“His case is that freedom is the license the roving mind requires to go down any path it chooses and go as far as the paths may lead”
Critiquing the "dictatorship of meaning": Useless Knowledge Begets New Horizons
A very timely and essential message! #knowledgeispower #fundamentalresearch
Useless Knowledge Begets New Horizons. "Fundamental discoveries don’t always have practical uses, but they have soul-saving applications."
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Useless Knowledge Begets New Horizons - NYT
The pursuit of useless knowledge "has a soul-saving application in the here and now, reminding us that the human race is not a slave to questions of utility alone." Good column on the goodness of the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake
Useless Knowledge Begets New Horizons
"...human race is not a slave to questions of utility alone." Useless Knowledge Begets New Horizons
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Useless Knowledge Begets New Horizons: Fundamental discoveries don’t always have practical uses, but they have soul-saving applications.