Carl Sagan

1934 - 1996

A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on celibacy, fanaticism, good, and ideas

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: Contact

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on conventionality, religion, science, and universe

A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: Pale Blue Dot, 1994

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