Stephen Jay Gould

A Quote by Stephen Jay Gould on objectivity

Objectivity cannot be equated with mental blankness; rather, objectivity resides in recognizing your preferences and then subjecting them to especially harsh scrutiny — and also in a willingness to revise or abandon your theories when the tests fail (as they usually do).

Stephen Jay Gould

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A Quote by Stephen Jay Gould on animals, diversity, and nature

We who revel in nature's diversity and feel instructed by every animal tend to brand Homo sapiens as the greatest catastrophe since the Cretaceous extinction.

Stephen Jay Gould

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A Quote by Stephen Jay Gould on nature

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Nature is what she is - amoral and persistent.

Stephen Jay Gould

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