Our discoveries in fundamental physics and astronomy over the past forty years have changed our understanding of our place in the universe in profound ways, by changing not only the questions we ask, but the very meaning of the questions we have asked.
That is perhaps the greatest legacy of modern science - a legacy it shares with great music, great literature, and great art, and one that needs to be shared more widely.
In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
God: the reigning hide-and-seek champion.