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One pound of uranium is worth about 3 million pounds worth of coal or oil.


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I have heard that the Saudi Arabians are paying Greenpeace to campaign against Nuclear Power. It wouldn't surprise me at all.



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NASA will send up a big sun shade that will be in orbit between the earth and sun and deflect 2 or 3 percent of the sunshine back into space. It would be cheaper than the international space station.



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Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia.



There aren't just bad people that commit genocide; we are all capable of it. It's our evolutionary history.

There aren't just bad people that commit genocide; we are all capable of it. It's our evolutionary history.



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The problem is we don't know what the climate is doing. We thought we knew 20 years ago. That led to some alarmist books - mine included - because it looked clear-cut, but it hasn't happened.



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Let's make hay while it lasts.



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Perhaps the single most important thing that we can do to undo the harm we have done is to fix firmly in our minds the thought: the earth is alive.



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Nature favors those organisms which leave the environment in better shape for their progeny to survive.



I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway.

I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway.



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The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power.





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Any approach to scientific inference which seeks to legitimize it and answer in reponse to complex uncertainty is, for me, a totalitarian parody of a would-be rational learning process.



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Papa continually emphasizes how much remains unexplained. With the other psychoanalytic writers, everything is always so known and fixed.



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The public interest requires doing today those things that men of intelligence and good will would wish, five or ten years hence, had been done.



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Love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is only your aversion to it that hurts, nothing else.



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For the poet the credo or doctrine is not the point of arrival but is, on the contrary, the point of departure for the metaphysical journey.



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Texas is not a civilized place. Texans shoot one another a lot. They also knife, razor, and stomp one another to death with some frequency. And they fight in bars all the time.



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And I've always worked on the principle that if it interests me enough to write about it, then it must interest a lot of other people.



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After the Apple II was introduced, then came the Commodore and the Tandy TRS-80.




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